Definition: This entry records total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories, machinery, equipment, dwellings, and inventories of raw materials, which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e., it includes invesment that merely replaces worn-out or scrapped capital.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Investment (gross fixed) map
Bill Gross Gets Co-manager on Janus Global Unconstrained Bond
News Max - 7/1/2015 1:51:16 PM
"The increased asset base and additional resources is a positive as Janus looks for the best bond investment ideas around the world. "While at Pimco, Gross had a much broader team of fixed income professionals to help with the portfolios he was the lead ...
UNCTAD released World Investment Report 2015
Jagran Josh - 6/23/2015 11:54:53 PM
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on 24 June 2015 released the World Investment Report 2015 (WIR15 ... As a percentage of gross fixed capital formation, inward flows and outward flows stood at 5.9 percent and 1.7 percent respectively.
Bill Gross Gets Co-Manager After Acquisition
Wall Street Journal - 7/1/2015 2:41:22 PM
Mr. Gross has suffered from rocky performance and lackluster inflows into his fund since taking over in late September, following his abrupt departure from Pacific Investment Management ... will increase the amount of fixed-income assets that Janus ...
Gross Gets Co-Manager as Janus Acquires Firm of Pimco Alum
Yahoo Finance - 7/1/2015 2:34:13 PM
Bill Gross, who has been running the $1.5 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund since leaving Pacific Investment Management ... Kapstream’s unconstrained fixed income business with Bill’s reputation as one of the world’s most successful ...
World Bank is warning China to reform its state-dominated financial sector
The Business Insider - 7/1/2015 2:38:23 AM
AFP/File Johannes EiseleChina's three-decade economic boom, which has transformed cities such as Shanghai, is at risk, the World Bank ... of the country's growth model whereby consumer demand becomes the main driver rather than investment.
Janus acquires fund firm to give Bill Gross a co-manager
Investment News - 7/1/2015 3:52:57 PM
Bill Gross, who has been running the $1.5 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund since leaving Pacific Investment Management ... of Kapstream's unconstrained fixed income business with Bill's reputation as one of the world's most successful fixed ...
World Bank warns China over state financial control
Yahoo News - 7/1/2015 2:59:51 AM
Beijing (AFP) - The World Bank on Wednesday urged China ... China's leaders are trying to engineer a transformation of the country's growth model whereby consumer demand becomes the main driver rather than investment. "China’s financial system was ...
Bahrain nets $1bn of foreign investment in 2014
Arabian Business - 6/25/2015 7:49:08 PM
The figures were revealed in the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report 2015. The report showed that FDI inflows as a percentage of gross fixed capital formation amounted to 22.4 percent in 2014, compared with 19.3 ...
UN Report: Foreign Investment in Israel Cut by 50% in 2014
Jewish Business News - 6/24/2015 8:18:57 PM
According to the UN World Investment ... direct investment (FDI) went from $11.804 billion in 2013 down to $6.432 in 2014. The outward flow of Dollars also fell from $301 million in 2013 to $253 million in 2014. As a percentage of gross fixed capital ...
World Bank warns China over state financial control, asks to accelerate reform
Economic Times - 7/1/2015 2:24:04 AM
BEIJING: The World Bank on Wednesday urged China ... China's leaders are trying to engineer a transformation of the country's growth model whereby consumer demand becomes the main driver rather than investment. "China's financial system was developed ...
India Beats US & China To Become World’s #1 Investment Destination: Report
Trak.in - 6/29/2015 2:43:44 PM
As per a ranking methodology formulated by acclaimed Economist and bestselling author Daniel Altman, India has been ranked world’s number 1 investment ... GDP (Gross Domestic Product) based on the purchasing-power-parity figures for all countries.
OECD report points to growing dangers for world economy
World Socialist Web Site - 6/26/2015 6:04:45 AM
The inaugural Business and Finance Outlook published on Wednesday involved a detailed study of some 10,000 companies whose output amounts to around 30 percent of global gross ... that investment was less likely to be carried out in the home country of ...
Final Estimate: US Q1 Gross Domestic Product Contracted by 0.2%
Market Realist - 6/25/2015 10:45:06 AM
read Why GDP is a country’s most comprehensive economic scorecard. Breaking the GDP down into its component parts, we find that negative contributions from exports, nonresidential fixed investment, and state and local government spending primarily ...
A World of Opportunity Awaits Small Businesses Interested in Exporting
FOX News - 6/26/2015 8:09:25 PM
Communication and transportation across the world are getting so much easier that it’s predicted that as much as 80 percent of the world’s gross domestic product ... According to a United Nation’s World Investment Report, there are about 40,000 ...
PIMCO Leaders Address Bill Gross Departure, Big Outflows
Think Advisor - 6/27/2015 11:57:18 PM
At last year’s Morningstar Investment Conference ... PIMCO Outflows After Gross’ Exit ‘Staggering’: Morningstar.) Following “this extraordinary demand for fixed income from 2009-2013,” Hodge said, “our asset growth was extraordinary ...