Meaning of “autonomous investment” in the English Dictionary

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"autonomous investment" in Business English

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autonomous investmentnoun [ C ]

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ECONOMICS investment by businesses or the government that is not related to the growth of the economy and to changes in demand, for example, investment in public services:

Although autonomous investment is not affected by the state of the economy, it may change depending on shifts in interest rates and capital prices.

(Definition of “autonomous investment” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)