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
Gross Stumbles in Legacy Test as El-Erian Exit Distracts
Bloomberg - 3/8/2014 4:58:09 AM
The departure of El-Erian and other top executives in the past year has become a distraction at a critical time for Pacific Investment Management Co., the Newport Beach, California firm he co-founded in 1971 and built into the world’s largest ...
Exclusive: Pimco's Gross declares El-Erian is 'trying to undermine me'
Win 98.5 - 3/6/2014 8:52:34 PM
(Reuters) - Bill Gross, the co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management ... between the two executives who have been jointly running the world's largest bond house. Gross told Reuters that he had "evidence ...
Pimco: ‘urgent’ need to build equity arm
Financial Times - 3/9/2014 8:03:04 AM
They were Dan Ivascyn, Andrew Balls, brother of the UK’s shadow chancellor Ed Balls, Mark Kiesel, Scott Mather, Mihir Worah and Virginie Maisonneuve, who was hired from Schroders in October to expand the bond specialist’s equities business. Jake ...
Countries with the most gross fixed investment
News.Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
This entry records total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories ... which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e., it includes investment that merely replaces worn-out or scrapped ...
Turkey and World Bank Group Reinforce Cooperation on Improving Islamic Finance and the Country’s Investment Climate
The World Bank Group - 10/30/2013 6:58:20 PM
ISTANBUL, October 30, 2013—World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today opened the Global Center for Islamic Finance, together with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, as part of a two-day visit to Turkey that focused on enhancing the partnership ...
Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report
The World Bank Group - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
In less than a generation, global saving and investment will be dominated by the developing world, says the ... investors among developing countries, with the two countries combined representing 38 percent of the global gross investment in 2030, and ...
World's best economies
CNN Money - 8/13/2012 1:31:52 PM
Fueled by a surge in mining activity, the country's gross domestic product grew by 17.3% in 2011 and is on track for another big gain in 2012. Mongolia also leads the world in investment, which registers at 63.6% of its GDP -- by far the highest ...
India, China to be largest investors in 2030: World Bank
Rediff - 6/4/2013 7:13:23 AM
China and India will be the largest investors among developing countries in 2030, accounting for 38 per cent of the global gross investment, says a World Bank report released on Monday. The two countries will also account for almost half the global ...
Gross Loses World’s Largest Mutual Fund Title to Vanguard
Bloomberg - 11/4/2013 8:18:18 PM
4 (Bloomberg) --- Bill Gross no longer runs the world’s largest mutual fund. Investors are pulling money out of traditional fixed-income funds in anticipation ... $10 billion as Boston-based chief investment officer for Fiduciary Trust Co ...
The US Spends Pathetically Little On Infrastructure Compared To The Rest Of The Civilized World
The Business Insider - 8/20/2013 9:34:07 PM
"Even Eurozone countries like Spain, Italy, and France have higher levels of spending, as does Japan at 21.2% of GDP is spending." Lee's definition of fixed investment comes from the CIA which "records total business spending on fixed assets ...
G-20 finance chiefs vow to boost world economy by $2 trillion over next 5 years
CANADIAN BUSINESS - 2/23/2014 7:00:56 AM
SYDNEY – Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies agreed Sunday to implement policies that will boost world GDP by more than $ ... Sydney meeting is to boost the combined gross domestic product of G-20 countries by 2 per cent above the levels ...
The Most Educated Countries in the World
Yahoo! Finance - 10/15/2013 11:55:17 PM
ALSO READ: Ten Brands That Will Disappear in 2014 To identify the most educated countries in the world, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the 10 countries with the highest proportions of residents aged 25 to 64 with a tertiary education in 2011.
Bad call by Gross on tapering hits Pimco Total Return
InvestmentNews - 1/3/2014 12:04:48 PM
the most popular investment choice for industry clients, according to Morningstar Inc. Mr. Gross, 69, named fixed-income manager of the decade in January 2010 by Morningstar, handles more money than any other bond manager in the world and has a net worth ...
G-20 vows to boost world economy by $2 trillion
Boston.com - 2/23/2014 3:22:01 PM
SYDNEY (AP) — Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies agreed Sunday to implement policies that will boost world GDP by more than ... meeting is to boost the combined gross domestic product of G-20 countries by 2 percent above the levels ...