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
Pimco plucks two from Schroders for equities expansion effort
Investment News - 12/18/2014 5:28:12 PM
Pacific Investment Management Co., the manager of the world's biggest bond fund, hired two people in its equity business as it continues to push in areas outside traditional fixed-income investing ... of co-founder Bill Gross three months ago.
Exploring the world of fixed income investments
Times Colonist - 12/12/2014 4:02:16 PM
Debt is another term often associated with “fixed income.” In explaining what debt is, I begin by using a simple example of a two-year annual pay Guaranteed Investment Certificate ... in different developed countries. Advisers are able to purchase ...
Nigeria Takes Broadband Investment Drive to Doha, Qatar
AllAfrica - 12/16/2014 2:21:29 AM
With an estimated population of 170 million, Nigeria is the largest country ... investment; gross revenues and total net assets. "Beyond providing ICT services to millions of people and beyond the more than $15 billion we have invested in the network ...
‘Record’ Illicit Money Lost by Developing Countries Triples in a Decade
Inter Press Service - 12/16/2014 7:46:35 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec 16 2014 (IPS) - Developing countries are losing money through illicit channels ... or twice the average global growth in gross domestic product (GDP). One of the most common mechanisms for moving this money has been the falsification ...
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 ...
Egypt: WB Regional Director questions Egypt investment attractions
The North Africa Post - 12/16/2014 10:56:52 AM
The economy has been on its back heel since 2011 and unemployment in the country is more than 10%. The government has said for months it would amend investment regulations ... reduce its budget deficit to 8,5% of gross domestic product from more than ...
Departure of Pimco's Gross stuns investing world
CBS News - 9/26/2014 4:29:09 PM
Bill Gross, a familiar name to many in the investing world, abruptly announced his resignation from the Pacific Investment Management Corp. (Pimco ... building-out the firm's efforts in global macro fixed income strategies," according to a press release ...
Sri Lanka receives $1.42 billion as foreign direct investment in 2013
Arab News - 12/7/2014 8:04:25 PM
The conference would provide valuable inputs in relation to structuring Middle Eastern investment, outbound investments and strategies, trade and customs, tax and regulatory developments in Saudi Arabia and other middles eastern countries, tax updates ...
Janus shareholders braced for Gross pay costs
Financial Times - 12/18/2014 1:29:00 AM
Janus Capital warned its shareholders they will see higher compensation expenses next year, as the company throws its resources behind Bill Gross and his new bond fund. Mr Gross, formerly chief investment ... of Janus’s $31.5bn fixed income business ...
Bill Gross told rival Gundlach: ‘I am Kobe, you are LeBron’
Reuters - 10/5/2014 5:30:04 PM
15, just before Gross shocked the investment world on Sept ... in a dispute over management and control of the firm’s fixed-income business. Gross, who is 70, told Gundlach he didn't want to retire, according to Gundlach. He wanted to keep managing ...
India, China to be largest investors in 2030: World Bank
Rediff India Abroad - 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 ...
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 in the world.
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/14/2013 7:01:44 AM
Among the most corrupt nations, only Mexico, Russia and Venezuela had an estimated gross domestic product (GDP ... who are unpopular in much of the country yet provide direct investment and jobs. Zambia's residents are poor, with an estimated GDP per ...
Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report
The World Bank - 5/15/2013 11:57:47 PM
with the two countries combined representing 38 percent of the global gross investment in 2030, and they will account for almost half of all global manufacturing investment. “GDH clearly highlights the increasing role developing countries will play in ...
Chinese bonds world's best fixed-income investment, says EM specialist
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/26/2014 8:39:55 PM
Australian superannuation funds are missing out on "the most compelling fixed-income investment opportunity in the world ... and ensure an easy monetary policy stance from the country's central bank. "As growth slows, the central bank will cut rates ...