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News • British Broadcasting Corporation
A cut in interest rates in China and comments from Europe's Central Bank chief spur US markets on to fresh highs
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Chief executive Rahul Batra explains his ambitions for the Burmese search engine Bindez.
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Some Royal Bank of Scotland customers suffer from problems using cards in stores and at cash machines, the day after the bank was fined £56m for its 2012 IT meltdown.
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The world's largest work ship, which is capable of lifting oil rigs, has set sail from its shipyard in Korea for Rotterdam port in the Netherlands.
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La Liga giants Valencia are facing a fight to be allowed to use a bat symbol on their crest - from the creators of Batman.
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The People's Bank of China is cutting its one year deposit rate by 0.25% to try to revive the flagging economy
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The e-commerce industry in India is accelerating rapidly, but some worry the supply chain may not keep up with demand.
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The BBC's Lerato Mbele meets the Ethiopian farmers trying to find their place in the local and regional economy.
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Ethiopia is experiencing a property and infrastructure boom, as Roderick Macleod reports from Addis Ababa.
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Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
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Taxpayers will have longer to appeal before HM Revenue and Customs can raid their bank accounts for unpaid taxes, under revised plans released by the Treasury.
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Malaysia plans to end fuel subsidies from December in an attempt to save billions of dollars and reduce its fiscal deficit.
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James Dyson tells the BBC it's important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a £1bn investment in research and development.
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The FTSE 100 is boosted by rises in energy stocks, as the price of Brent crude oil approaches $80 a barrel.
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Government borrowing fell to £7.7bn in October, official figures show, down £0.2bn from a year earlier.
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American airline Delta replaces its old Boeing planes in a $14bn order for 50 Airbus wide-body jets powered by Rolls Royce engines
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Singapore plans to regulate third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber by capping fees and limiting them to use only licensed vehicles and drivers.
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Japan's PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament paving the way for a snap election in December, as local media polls show a low level of support.
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Asian shares were trading mixed on upbeat economic data from the US that showed strength in the world's largest economy.
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Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is attracting increasing amounts of foreign investment but is hoping to win more with a message of cheap and plentiful labour.
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The Philippines economy is performing well but challenges remain. The country's President tells us his plans to tackle red tape and poverty.
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The chief executive of renowned auction house Sotheby's, William Ruprecht, is stepping down after 14 years at the helm.
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How crowd investment platforms are shaking up start-up land
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The mammoth corruption scandal surrounding Brazil's oil colossus Petrobras
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Space agency plans Mars mission with plastic bricks
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