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, 2014See also: Investment (gross fixed) map
China’s mysterious investment statistics
Live Mint - 6/22/2016 6:50:52 PM
Since 2004 or so, total fixed-asset investment reported by the NBS has consistently been much higher than gross ... world’s largest and most influential economies. Given the far-reaching impact of economic developments here, it is vital that the country ...
Bill Gross Jumps On Argentina Bandwagon
Bloomberg - 6/23/2016 9:24:10 AM
Bill Gross has become the ... after he left Pacific Investment Management Co., where he managed the Pimco Total Return Fund, the world’s largest bond fund at the time. Despite Argentina’s recent success, the country is still contending with a sluggish ...
World stock markets climb after two-day Brexit rout
Reuters - 6/28/2016 9:35:33 PM
Britain's finance minister, George Osborne, said the country would have to cut spending and ... There's simply not enough growth," said Robert Tipp, chief investment strategist at Prudential Fixed Income in Newark, New Jersey. Treasury prices, which ...
U.S. Gross-Domestic-Product Growth in First Quarter Is Revised Up
The Wall Street Journal - 6/28/2016 12:31:31 PM
Gross domestic product ... Total business investment fell by the most in six years as the energy sector continues to suffer from depressed oil markets. Spending by everyday Americans—the lifeblood of the world’s largest economy—grew at the slowest ...
Cellectis Named 2016 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum
Inside Fidelity - 6/27/2016 9:00:56 PM
“This collaboration, facilitated by the World Economic Forum ... quality of the issuer. Any fixed income security sold or redeemed prior to maturity may be subject to loss. Before investing, consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges ...
Raghuram Rajan says India stands out for growth & investment potential; but these factors are worrying him
Financial Express - 6/28/2016 12:38:40 PM
RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has highlighted key risks that the Indian economy faces, despite standing out globally in terms of growth and investment potential ... subsidies need to be reinforced, even as gross fixed capital formation needs a fillip ...
ZIMEC brings renewed hope for investment
Times of Zambia - 6/28/2016 4:42:03 PM
Zambia, like many other commodity-producing countries in the world, has been affected by the current dip ... of forward thinking and business-friendly policies will attract new investment in the energy and mining sector. With Zambia being dependent on ...
Ireland among countries most vulnerable to EU referendum shock
The Guardian - 6/28/2016 5:25:00 PM
It said that Malta, Belgium, the Netherlands, Cyprus and Luxembourg, as well as Ireland, had the most to lose because exports of goods and services to the UK amounted to at least 8% of gross domestic product in those countries. “The main driver of ...
Triple-A loss could get worse, say fixed-income execs
Financial News - 6/28/2016 12:45:50 PM
Gareth Isaac, a senior fixed income ... a senior investment manager at Nikko Asset Management, also said that before the global financial crisis, losing a coveted triple-A rating was a much bigger deal, and that now hardly any other country had one.
Indonesia's economic resilience boosted by reforms: WB
Fibre2Fashion - 6/22/2016 4:46:11 AM
“Prudent monetary policy, increased public investment in infrastructure, and policy reforms to improve the investment climate, are helping Indonesia maintain growth in the order of 5.1 percent,” said Rodrigo Chaves, World Bank Country Director for ...
Fixed & Floating Exchange Rate System: A Case With Nigeria's Economy
Modern Ghana - 6/23/2016 10:42:55 AM
In the ideal world ... investment gains to either import more raw materials or repatriate profits into their home country without making a loss or feel cheated. In recent times one of the biggest economies in Africa, Nigeria, has switched from a fixed ...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promises steady economic growth for the country
mobile.bignewsnetwork.com - 6/28/2016 12:07:03 AM
BEIJING, China - China has voiced its concerns regarding the current economical scenario after the Brexit vote in U.K. changed the tides for countries across the globe. Attending the World Economic ... growth in fixed-asset investment slowed to a 15 ...
London fears Brexit exodus of bankers, investment
Today - 6/26/2016 10:32:12 AM
Some 60 percent of Londoners voted to stay in the European Union in Thursday’s historic referendum, but the rest of the country cast their ballots overwhelmingly to leave. And the capital’s 8.6 million residents, whose Gross Domestic Product is about ...