Why do we value gold?
08 Dec 2013 0:26:28
Of all metals, why did people decide this one was precious?
VIDEO: WTO agrees global trade deal
07 Dec 2013 6:13:30
Ministers from 159 countries have reached a deal intended to boost global trade at a meeting in Bali, Indonesia.
Help pledged for small businesses
07 Dec 2013 3:18:31
Measures, including faster broadband, are announced to help companies as events take place to mark Small Business Saturday
VIDEO: On tour with small business bus
07 Dec 2013 0:31:39
A new campaign to encourage people to spend their money in local, independent shops has been gathering pace.
WTO agrees global trade agreement
07 Dec 2013 3:47:43
The World Trade Organization agrees a historic global deal aimed at boosting commerce, which could add nearly $1tn to the global economy.
Duke of York plays start-up Cupid
06 Dec 2013 1:51:53
The Duke of York brings start-up companies and potential investors together for some speed dating at Buckingham Palace, Will Smale reports.
Ex-Goldman trader must repay $118m
06 Dec 2013 1:11:48
An ex-Goldman Sachs trader is sentenced to nine months in prison and ordered to repay $188m ( £115m) over a botched 2007 trade.
Dylan's guitar sells for $965k
06 Dec 2013 0:42:14
The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
Elderly hit by security price fixing
06 Dec 2013 8:13:16
Vulnerable elderly people may have been ripped off by home security system suppliers acting as a price-fixing cartel, regulators say.
'Why is my face on a T-shirt?'
06 Dec 2013 7:51:07
A tattooist has complained after a High Street shop began selling a T-shirt with his face on.
VIDEO: 'Even more austerity than expected'
06 Dec 2013 5:55:23
Paul Johnson from the IFS warns that the UK's increased growth forecast hides "disappointing news".
VIDEO: £17m butter plant officially opened
06 Dec 2013 5:02:20
A new £17m Muller Wiseman Dairies butter plant has been officially opened in Market Drayton, Shropshire.
US jobless rate falls to 5-year low
06 Dec 2013 3:51:58
US unemployment rate falls to a five year low of 7% in November, according to the US Labor Department.
UK growth 'hides disappointing news'
06 Dec 2013 3:26:32
Think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns that the increased growth announced in the Autumn Statement is just expected growth arriving early.
NatWest hit by further IT problems
06 Dec 2013 2:41:49
Customers of NatWest have faced difficulties logging on to online banking, less than a week after a major IT failure at the bank.
Samsung and Philips raided by EU
06 Dec 2013 2:39:38
Samsung and Philips are among several consumer electronics companies raided by the European Commission over suspected breaches of competition rules.
Plans for £7m sports centre revealed
Yesterday » 1:52:38
Plans for a new £7m sports centre and swimming pool in Sheffield are announced.
E.On to raise energy prices by 3.7%
06 Dec 2013 1:44:31
UK energy supplier E.On announces average dual fuel bill increase of 3.7% from January 2014
FirstGroup appoints new chairman
06 Dec 2013 1:11:16
Bus and rail operator FirstGroup names the boss of insurance group Aviva, John McFarlane, as its new chairman.
Storm damage: How to make an insurance claim
06 Dec 2013 1:07:56
How to make an insurance claim
Profits up at house builder Berkeley
06 Dec 2013 0:59:56
House builder Berkeley Group reports a jump in half-year profits and says it is now delivering more new homes than before the 2008 financial crisis.
Germany raises growth forecasts
06 Dec 2013 0:06:02
Germany's central bank, the Bundesbank, raises its forecasts for German economic growth in 2013 and 2014.
VIDEO: Osborne: 'No quick fix'
06 Dec 2013 9:50:54
The Chancellor George Osborne says there is "no quick fix", and that Britain must "stick to the plan".
Osborne wants 'balanced' recovery
06 Dec 2013 9:34:04
Chancellor George Osborne rejects claims the UK's economic recovery is based solely on a boom in consumer spending.
House prices continue rapid rise
06 Dec 2013 9:28:35
House prices rose by 1.1% in November compared with the previous month and were up 7.7% from a year earlier, the Halifax says.