Asia boost to Burberry profits
Yesterday » 0:16:44
UK fashion brand Burberry reports a larger-than-expected rise in annual profits after a strong performance in Asia.
VIDEO: Why did UK inflation rate fall?
Yesterday » 0:16:10
The UK's inflation rate fell to 2.4% in April, according to the Office for National Statistics, down from 2.8% in March.
Sharp jump in Royal Mail profits
Yesterday » 9:58:23
Royal Mail's annual profits more than double, helped by strong growth in parcel deliveries as more people shop online.
Data suggests housing market pick-up
Yesterday » 9:56:15
The UK housing market is seeing a slight pick-up in activity with mortgage lending and prices both rising, figures suggest.
VIDEO: JP Morgan boss Dimon faces revolt
Yesterday » 9:42:29
JP Morgan chairman and chief executive Jamie Dimon is facing a shareholder revolt as investors prepare to vote on whether he should be allowed to keep both jobs.
AUDIO: Royal Mail is 'a declining business'
Yesterday » 9:41:47
The Business Secretary Vince Cable says "the big competitive threat to the Royal Mail is email".
VIDEO: Developers turn to indie games
Yesterday » 9:35:38
Games developers are turning their focus towards indie games designed for smart phones or tablets, rather than traditional consoles.
UK inflation rate falls to 2.4%
Yesterday » 8:54:19
The UK's inflation rate fell to 2.4% in April, says the Office for National Statistics, down from 2.8% in March.
Clock ticks on Swiss banking secrecy
Yesterday » 8:43:26
Swiss banks creak under pressure to end trademark secrecy
VIDEO: Private jets flying high in downturn
Yesterday » 8:40:01
Luxury air travel in private jets continues despite struggles in the global economy
Games numbers 50% below target
Yesterday » 8:21:59
The organisers of the World Police and Fire Games confirm the number of athletes who have signed up to take part so far is almost 50% below the 10,000 target.
Vodafone sales hit by European slump
Yesterday » 7:27:14
Vodafone's full-year sales slip for the first time in eight years as tough economic conditions in Europe take their toll on customers.
India cricketers due in court soon
Yesterday » 7:01:59
Three cricketers, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier league, are due in court soon.
G4S chief Nick Buckles steps down
Yesterday » 6:37:57
Nick Buckles, the chief executive of global security group G4S, is to step down from his position at the end of May.
Marks and Spencer sees profits fall
Yesterday » 6:21:50
Marks and Spencer reports a big fall in annual profits, as troubles in its clothing division continue.
Back-to-work scheme failing, say MPs
Yesterday » 2:14:09
A scheme to help the unemployed find work appears to be failing the most disadvantaged jobseekers, MPs on the Work and Pensions Committee say.
VIDEO: Asia gets into stamp collecting
Yesterday » 0:02:48
The UK-based experts in stamp collecting, Stanley Gibbons, recently opened its first office in Singapore to take advantage of growing interest in the hobby in Asia.
VIDEO: Singapore's passion for fashion
Yesterday » 3:53:02
Singapore is becoming an attractive destination for Europe's luxury fashion brands - designer Carolina Herrera is hoping to cash in on its interest in high fashion.
VIDEO: Combating Dubai's raw sewage woes
Yesterday » 3:39:08
The fast pace of development in Dubai has meant that infrastructure has often failed to keep up - but the problem of tackling sewage has been improved by processing firms adopting new technology
Tech finds profit in poo in Dubai
Yesterday » 3:38:21
Finding profit in poo in the Middle East
Foreign comedians stand up for the UK
Yesterday » 3:34:00
Why foreign comedians love the British comedy business
New Xbox readies for video games war
Yesterday » 3:28:53
Will Microsoft's new games machine win the next console war?
Calculate your inflation rate
Yesterday » 3:03:15
The BBC's new inflation calculator works out your own household's rate
Inflation secrets of the TV families
Yesterday » 3:01:36
Inflation secrets of the TV families
Apple 'among largest tax avoiders'
Yesterday » 2:49:26
Apple is accused of being "among America's largest tax avoiders" by a Senate committee, who says the company avoided paying billions of dollars in US taxes.