Diageo sales hit by China slowdown
Yesterday » 9:20:12
Drinks giant Diageo reports a fall in net sales after being hit by a slowdown in China and other emerging markets.
Lloyds profits hit by PPI charges
Yesterday » 8:27:53
Profit at Lloyds Banking Group falls after it is hit by PPI mis-selling charges and a Libor rate-rigging settlement.
House price growth moderates in July
Yesterday » 8:17:30
The growth in house prices is starting to moderate, according to the UK's biggest building society, the Nationwide.
London Market Report
Yesterday » 8:06:07
The FTSE 100 gets off to a strong start in early Thursday trading, boosted by a strong crop of results from blue-chip companies.
Sony's profits jump on sales of PS4
Yesterday » 7:08:28
Sony reports better-than-expected profits for the first quarter, helped by robust sales of its PS4 gaming console and a weak Japanese currency.
India's Tata set to invest $35bn
Yesterday » 7:03:09
Tata, India's biggest business group, is set to invest $35bn over the next three years in areas including retail and defence.
Shell sees 'robust' profits rise
Yesterday » 6:41:08
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell describes its performance as "robust" after its second-quarter profits more than doubled.
Warm weather hits British Gas profit
Yesterday » 6:37:41
British Gas and owner Centrica report a sharp drop in profits for the first half of the year due to warmer weather.
Portuguese bank in 3.6bn euros loss
Yesterday » 4:28:48
Portugal's troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, reports a bigger-than-expected loss of 3.6bn euros for the first six months of the year.
VIDEO: Steinway hitting the right note in China
Yesterday » 3:15:35
One of the world's best known piano manufacturers Steinway has gained popularity in China.
Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown
31 Jul 2014 0:53:01
Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.
Glazers in £88.7m Man Utd share sale
30 Jul 2014 3:16:14
Manchester United's US owners will pocket about $150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange.
Broken robots 'learn to keep going'
Yesterday » 3:08:19
Engineers take a step towards having machines that can operate even when they are damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg.
Your solo dining experiences
30 Jul 2014 3:07:30
Your experiences of going out for meals on your own
Can one bad blog blight a business?
30 Jul 2014 3:07:07
How can firms defend themselves against irate reviews?
'Offer rejected' on Argentine debt
30 Jul 2014 2:38:02
Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof says his offer to "hold out" investors has been rejected as a debt default deadline approaches.
Succession planning in Taiwan
30 Jul 2014 0:53:28
The tricky business of succession planning in Taiwanese companies
Bank of America in 'hustle' case
30 Jul 2014 8:15:49
Bank of America's Countrywide unit must pay $1.3bn for selling defective home loans to US government mortgage lenders, a New York judge rules.
Broody octopus keeps four-year vigil
30 Jul 2014 8:01:21
A deep-sea octopus has been observed nursing her eggs for more than four years - the longest brooding time seen in any animal.
Mystery of lemon-shaped Moon solved
30 Jul 2014 7:14:50
Tides and spin gave the Moon its strange lemon shape more than four billion years ago, research reveals.
AUDIO: Why the Moon is shaped like a lemon
Yesterday » 6:54:51
Professor of planetary sciences Ian Garrick-Bethell explains what gave the Moon its unusually distorted shape.
Airbus says plane market 'strong'
30 Jul 2014 5:24:29
Airbus says the market for commercial aircraft is "still very strong" despite a wave of order cancellations.
Bank backtracks on burlesque ban
30 Jul 2014 4:30:11
A circus group which was denied a Santander business bank account because its showgirl and burlesque acts posed a "moral problem" has now been offered the account.
Tablet screens to correct sight loss
30 Jul 2014 3:32:32
US engineers have developed a prototype tablet display that compensates for an individuals' vision problems.
Russia sanctions: Who will be hurt the most?
30 Jul 2014 3:24:50
Which side could be hurt the most?