MEANING OF INVESTMENT
Investment is an activity that is engaged in by people who have savings i.e
investments are made from savings , or in other words people invest their
savings but all savings are not investment.
Investment may be defined as a commitme
A financial investment is an asset that you put money
into with the hope that it will grow or appreciate into a
larger sum of money. The idea is that you can later sell it
at a higher price or earn money on it while you own it.
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Types of Investment
Different types or kinds of investment are discussed in the
1. Autonomous Investment
Investment which does not change with the changes
in income level, is called as Autonomous or
5. Planned Investment
Investment made with a plan in several sectors of
the economy with specific objectives is called as
Planned or Intended Investment.
Planned Investment can also be called as Intended
Investment because an investor while making investm
In finance, investment is the purchase of an asset or item with
the hope that it will generate income or appreciate in the future
and be sold at the higher price.
It generally does not include deposits with a bank or similar
institution. The term investm
Investment strategy is actually the plan, which is followed by
an investor to make profits and to achieve financial stability.
Based on this investment strategy the investor identifies the
areas where the money can be invested safely.
GLOSSARY OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
This glossary forms part of the 4th Edition of the OECD Benchmark Definition of Foreign Direct
Investment and is intended to assist both the compilers and users of direct investment statistics.
The state of the world investment could be gauged by the
world investment reports that are brought out by the United
Nations Conference on Trade and Development. The basic
focus of the world investment report is on the patterns of
The basic idea behind any form of investment planning is
to maximize future financial returns for future security.
In formulating a financial plan, an individual investor must
carefully consider his or her choices before making any
DEFINITION OF 'INVESTMENT'
An asset or item that is purchased with the hope that it will
generate income or appreciate in the future. In an economic
sense, an investment is the purchase of goods that are not
consumed today but are used in the future to cr