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
What’s holding back the world economy?
Market Watch - 2/8/2016 11:29:40 AM
NEW YORK ( Project Syndicate) — Seven years after the global financial crisis erupted in 2008, the world economy continued ... Very little of it went to fixed investment. In fact, investment growth in developing countries slowed significantly during ...
Gross's Investors Pull $14.8 Million From Janus Fund in January
Bloomberg - 2/7/2016 11:55:19 PM
The $1.3 billion fund, which invests in fixed-income ... vanilla.” Gross, 71, took over the Janus fund in October 2014 after being ousted from Pacific Investment Management Co., where he led the Pimco Total Return Fund to become the world’s largest ...
Land, labour reforms will end debate on GDP calculation methodology
Hindustan Times - 2/10/2016 1:40:19 AM
This is widely divergent from the data shown by the monthly index of industrial production (IIP), which show that output from thousands of factories across the country ... deceleration in investment. After adjusting for inflation Gross Fixed Capital ...
Investors Missing Out On Global Fixed Income Opportunities, According To New BNY Mellon Survey
The Street - 2/3/2016 2:13:05 PM
one of the world's largest investment managers, suggests that a lack of knowledge about the global bond market makes investors reluctant to invest in global fixed-income. In fact, 70% of retail investors do not hold any global fixed-income investments and ...
South Korea stretches lead in research investment
Nature - 2/8/2016 7:57:54 PM
TREND WATCH: South Korea has opened up a clear lead as the world’s most ... 4.29% of its gross domestic product (GDP) in research and development (R&D) — stretching ahead of Israel, which is ranked second with a 4.11% investment. The increase in ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks jump as Bank of Japan rate goes sub-zero
Inside Fidelity - 1/29/2016 4:35:01 PM
Shares on Wall Street and in Europe rose more than 1 percent, as did MSCI's all-country world stock index , which ... risk-on button," said Will Hamlyn, investment analyst at Manulife Asset Management. Weak U.S. gross domestic product data raised ...
Trust and cheer the GDP numbers, but…
The Economic Times - 2/10/2016 1:18:51 AM
Being or becoming the fastest-growing large economy in the world certainly calls for champagne ... and pave the way for higher investment. Gross fixed capital formation, estimated at 31.6% of GDP for this fiscal, was 32.3% last fiscal.
Zim economy stagnates: World Bank
Zimbabwe Independent - 2/5/2016 6:39:44 AM
THE World Bank ... capital for investment, making the country largely uncompetitive. According to the World Zimbabwe Economic Outlook report launched on Wednesday, the country’s services sector will drive economic growth. Zimbabwe’s Gross Domestic ...
New Study Ranking Best Countries Measures Israel at 8th in Power
breakingisraelnews.com - 1/29/2016 5:10:49 PM
... s top 100 countries in terms of 2013 gross domestic product, the World Bank’s top 100 countries in terms of 2012 international tourist arrivals, the top 100 countries in terms of foreign direct investment inflows from the United Nation’s 2013 ...
Which Country Will be the First to Zero Interest Rates?
Human Events Blog - 2/8/2016 5:03:07 AM
Here are some examples of changing interest rates on 10-year notes issued by developed countries: Even as the Dow rallied ... more than a fifth of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) is covered by a central bank with negative rates.
Ghana: Corruption Will Cost Nigeria 30 Percent of GDP By 2030 - Report
AllAfrica - 2/9/2016 3:46:11 PM
Speaking on the report which was titled: 'Impact of Corruption on Nigeria's Economy' Akpata said: "The results of the study show that corruption in Nigeria could cost up to 37% of Gross Domestic ... for comparison countries; weak investment, especially ...
TPP signing by all 12 countries, a formality
wwntradio.com - 2/10/2016 12:57:22 AM
One of the reasons why the 12-country ... little world attention was that neither President Barack Obama nor other leaders of participating countries attended the event, and chose to send their trade ministers instead. In 2014, Australian investment ...
Philippines Economy Slows, Dragged By Farming, Forcing Re-Think
International Business Times - 1/27/2016 10:35:18 PM
Expansion of the Philippines' gross domestic product slowed as ... As usual, growth was led by services — including the country's booming outsourcing and property industries — and consumer spending. Investment, government spending and industry put ...
Pakistan will prove big market for global companies: Board of Investment
Pakistan Defence - 1/31/2016 9:58:56 AM
World Bank Lead Country Economist Enrique Blanco Armas ... said water had a special significance for Pakistan’s agriculture-based economy as 23% of gross domestic product came from agriculture and it was the main source of sustenance for the rural ...
Dreyfus|Standish Global Fixed Income Fund
ticker.com - 2/3/2016 8:03:50 PM
Raman Srivastava and his team of analysts at the Dreyfus/Standish Global Fixed Income Fund look for investment opportunities in ... analysts develops views on central banks, countries’ inflation, GDP (gross domestic product), and other economic ...