China rate cut spurs global markets
21 Nov 2014 7:11:13
A cut in interest rates in China and comments from Europe's Central Bank chief spur US markets on to fresh highs
VIDEO: 'Creating Google' for Myanmar
21 Nov 2014 5:32:58
Chief executive Rahul Batra explains his ambitions for the Burmese search engine Bindez.
More IT glitches for RBS customers
21 Nov 2014 4:41:53
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.
World's biggest work ship sets sail
21 Nov 2014 3:47:40
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.
Holy trademark! Batman v Valencia
21 Nov 2014 3:29:23
La Liga giants Valencia are facing a fight to be allowed to use a bat symbol on their crest - from the creators of Batman.
China cuts rates to revive growth
21 Nov 2014 2:52:22
The People's Bank of China is cutting its one year deposit rate by 0.25% to try to revive the flagging economy
VIDEO: India's online shopping revolution
21 Nov 2014 2:45:59
The e-commerce industry in India is accelerating rapidly, but some worry the supply chain may not keep up with demand.
VIDEO: Commercialising farming in Ethiopia
21 Nov 2014 2:37:29
The BBC's Lerato Mbele meets the Ethiopian farmers trying to find their place in the local and regional economy.
VIDEO: Ethiopia's industrial boom
21 Nov 2014 2:32:32
Ethiopia is experiencing a property and infrastructure boom, as Roderick Macleod reports from Addis Ababa.
Embrace the arts, engineers told
21 Nov 2014 2:00:25
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.
Treasury revises debt recovery plans
21 Nov 2014 1:30:10
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.
Malaysia to end fuel subsidies
21 Nov 2014 1:06:16
Malaysia plans to end fuel subsidies from December in an attempt to save billions of dollars and reduce its fiscal deficit.
Dyson: 'Keep engineers in Britain'
21 Nov 2014 0:45:21
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.
Oil price rise boosts energy shares
21 Nov 2014 0:05:12
The FTSE 100 is boosted by rises in energy stocks, as the price of Brent crude oil approaches $80 a barrel.
Public borrowing at £7.7bn in October
21 Nov 2014 9:49:21
Government borrowing fell to £7.7bn in October, official figures show, down £0.2bn from a year earlier.
Delta swaps Boeings for Airbus jets
21 Nov 2014 8:10:43
American airline Delta replaces its old Boeing planes in a $14bn order for 50 Airbus wide-body jets powered by Rolls Royce engines
Uber in Singapore taxi app regulation
21 Nov 2014 7:54:49
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.
Japanese PM Abe dissolves parliament
21 Nov 2014 5:37:18
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.
Asia shares mixed on upbeat US data
21 Nov 2014 2:23:35
Asian shares were trading mixed on upbeat economic data from the US that showed strength in the world's largest economy.
VIDEO: Myanmar: investment will create jobs
21 Nov 2014 1:59:53
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.
VIDEO: President Aquino: Philippines growing
21 Nov 2014 1:56:55
The Philippines economy is performing well but challenges remain. The country's President tells us his plans to tackle red tape and poverty.
Sotheby's chief executive steps down
21 Nov 2014 1:14:16
The chief executive of renowned auction house Sotheby's, William Ruprecht, is stepping down after 14 years at the helm.
Crowd investing opens up high finance
21 Nov 2014 0:34:20
How crowd investment platforms are shaking up start-up land
Scandal strains Brazil's giant Petrobras
21 Nov 2014 0:32:01
The mammoth corruption scandal surrounding Brazil's oil colossus Petrobras
Space agency plans Mars rover from Lego bricks
21 Nov 2014 0:29:06
Space agency plans Mars mission with plastic bricks