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
Bill Gross' lawsuit tells of "lust for power, greed" at Pimco
Los Angeles Times - 10/9/2015 6:12:03 PM
That's the tale of greed described by famous bond investor Bill Gross inside the walls of Pacific Investment Management Co., one of the world's largest investment ... Pimco's chief investment officer for global fixed income. The suit said Gross' ouster ...
World's top finance officials worry about global growth
Inside Fidelity - 10/12/2015 7:52:53 AM
LIMA, Peru -- The world's policy makers are searching ... "That sense of unease explains why globally, almost everywhere, investment is much weaker than we'd expect." In general the bond market is volatile, and fixed income securities carry interest ...
Meet Bill Gross, batshit billionaire
Fusion - 10/8/2015 3:04:08 AM
Nothing, however, could have prepared the finance world ... fixed income securities and instead become a general-purpose investment management firm offering stocks, commodities, real estate, and hedge fund-like products to investors. As time passed, Mr ...
European Investment Bank To Verify Utilization Of Loans By Volkswagen
Realtime Business News - 10/12/2015 7:24:15 AM
The European Investment Bank or EIB will be examining whether the German auto giant Volkswagen utilized loans from any of the European Union countries to develop the ... been recall from different parts of the world. Volkswagen also said it would recall ...
World Bank projects 5% growth for Ghana
Citi FM Online - 10/12/2015 10:37:31 AM
The World Bank is projecting that Ghana will grow by at least 5 percent by 2016. Though Ghana’s growth is projected to increase, others countries within sub-Saharan ... We assume energy crises is going to be fixed, we are going to have more oil because ...
Bill Gross sues Pimco for 'hundreds of millions'
NYSE Post - 10/11/2015 12:40:24 PM
But tension arose over El-Erian wanting to make Pimco a "general goal investment management firm" that would offer stocks, commodities and real estate. Gross is referred to in the complaint as "a world-renowned investor" with a "towering reputation".
Bill Gross Sues Pimco; Allegations Of ‘Power, Greed and Desire’
Barron's - 10/8/2015 11:32:23 AM
As a founder and senior executive, as well as a world-renowned investor, Mr. Gross received substantial income as PIMCO grew and established itself as one of the leading fixed income security investment firms in the world. Mr. Gross’s ongoing success at ...
Bank of America Sees Foreigners Rushing to Fund Spending by Indian States
Bloomberg - 10/10/2015 11:54:28 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing state leaders to play a greater role in jumpstarting an economy that is expanding below potential even as it boasts one of the world’s ... head of Asian fixed income at Schroder Investment Management Ltd. in ...
Bill Gross Sues PIMCO for $200M
THE PREFACE - 10/8/2015 6:20:24 PM
As a founder and senior executive, as well as a world-renowned investor, Mr. Gross received substantial income as PIMCO grew and established itself as one of the leading fixed income security investment firms in the world. Pimco Total Return Fund ...
Countries with the most gross fixed investment
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 ...
Ford Motor Co. announces investment plans for its plug-in hybrid car, C-MAX Energi
Industry Leaders Magazine - 10/12/2015 11:49:06 AM
The world’s fifth largest automaker is investing to expand research and development efforts to secure a larger slice of the world’s biggest auto market. With 11.4 billion Yuan in investment ... facing headwinds, with gross sales at the slowest pace ...
Economy to pick up from 2018: World Bank
Kuensel Online - 10/9/2015 6:26:22 PM
Report: The drivers of the country’s economic growth of 6.3 percent in ... 70 percent of which come from India. Overall, gross capital fixed investment, net increase in physical assets grew an estimated 10 percent, making a larger expansion in the ...
Gross sues Pimco, says ouster profit-driven
The Boston Globe - 10/10/2015 3:51:52 AM
NEW YORK — A year after Bill Gross was ousted from the firm he helped build, he is looking for vindication. In a lawsuit filed Thursday, the cofounder of Pacific Investment Management ... at what once was the world’s largest mutual fund.
China stands by to join IMF's SDR
ECNS - 10/12/2015 3:35:11 AM
In April, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, a Chinese initiative, attracted widespread support from countries around the world. On Aug 11 ... It is made by the IMF from fixed proportions of the four major currencies, with the dollar and the ...
Qatar- Emir defended people of our region before world leaders
MENAFN - 10/12/2015 3:35:11 AM
Politicians observers and bloggers have agreed that the speech of Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at the 70th session of UNGA reflected the views of people suffering in different parts of the world from ... clear Qatar’s fixed position that ...