Bank of mum and dad used by 27% of first-time buyers
21 Jul 2016 2:17:52
The number of first-time home buyers relying on the bank of mum and dad in England has risen sharply, according to official figures
Sainsbury's to launch same-day online delivery
21 Jul 2016 1:35:21
Sainsbury's to begin offering same-day online delivery after Amazon puts pressure on British supermarkets with its own service
UK borrowing falls to lowest level since 2008
21 Jul 2016 0:31:41
The UK government borrowed £25.6bn in the three months to the end of June, £2.3bn less than it did during the same period last year, and the lowest level since 2008.
Mortgage lending soars in June, says CML
21 Jul 2016 9:45:02
The amount of money being borrowed by homeowners last month soared to its highest June level for eight years, according to CML estimates
National Grid chair approached to oversee Trident programme
21 Jul 2016 9:41:35
The chairman of National Grid, Sir Peter Gershon, has been approached to take control of the programme to build new nuclear submarines to replace the Trident fleet.
More misery for BT broadband users after new power cut
21 Jul 2016 9:40:02
BT and Plusnet users are unable to access some websites again, after problems with the service yesterday.
Wet weather hurts clothing sales in June
21 Jul 2016 9:25:32
UK retail sales fall by 0.9% in June, the biggest drop in six months, as clothing sales were hit by the wet weather.
Singapore seizes $177m as part of Malaysia corruption probe
21 Jul 2016 8:47:07
Singapore will be taking "firm regulatory actions" against four major banks over their dealings with scandal-ridden Malaysian state fund 1MDB.
Post-Brexit sterling slump costs Easyjet £40m, says boss
21 Jul 2016 8:40:59
Easyjet's boss, Carolyn McCall, tells the BBC the airline has taken a hit amounting to tens of millions of pounds as a result of Britain's vote to leave the EU.
Easyjet shares lead London's FTSE 100 lower
21 Jul 2016 7:45:58
London's main share index, the FTSE 100, is lower in early trading, led down by shares in Easyjet.
1MDB: Malaysia 'will co-operate' with US fraud investigation
21 Jul 2016 5:29:55
PM Najib Razak's office says Malaysia will "fully co-operate" with any lawful investigation, after the US accuses state fund 1MDB of massive fraud.
Singapore searches for more local chefs
21 Jul 2016 2:08:50
The city state has launched a drive to encourage local Singaporeans to train as chefs and service staff, as it tries to plug the gap caused by curbs on foreign labour.
Japan stocks rise on $186bn stimulus bets
21 Jul 2016 2:00:54
Japanese stocks are rising on bets the government will unveil a stimulus package that could be double the size initially expected.
Lufthansa cuts profit forecast
20 Jul 2016 3:45:36
Lufthansa cuts its full-year profit target following a sharp decline in long-haul bookings to Europe.
Thirteen murders a day
20 Jul 2016 3:23:33
A look at the booming private security industry in the Central American country of Guatemala, where an average of 13 murders are committed every day.
20 Jul 2016 3:10:34
Three years have passed since Yahoo bought micro-blogging site Tumblr, but it is not the goldmine it once hoped.
Keep price comparison sites as they are, say MPs
20 Jul 2016 3:01:09
MPs on the Energy Committee have written to the new business secretary to demand no change to the current rules on price comparison websites
What is India's GST and why does it matter so much?
20 Jul 2016 0:58:10
The Indian government is proposing a centralised Goods and Services Tax to cut through red tape and corruption.
Malaysia 1MDB investigation: US seeks to seize $1bn in assets
20 Jul 2016 8:43:41
The US Justice Department moves to seize more than $1bn (£761m) from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB, saying the funds were stolen.
DVLA revenue falls £93m after paper tax disc scrapped
20 Jul 2016 6:56:43
UK road tax revenue falls by £93m in the year following the abolition of the paper tax disc, the DVLA says.
Top HSBC manager 'arrested in New York'
20 Jul 2016 4:45:26
A senior HSBC executive has reportedly been arrested in New York for his alleged role in a conspiracy to rig international currency markets.
Pimco hires Man's Manny Roman as new chief executive
20 Jul 2016 4:03:33
Who is Emmanuel Roman, the man taking over the reins at US investment firm Pimco?
Collateral lies OK in insurance claims, rules Supreme Court
20 Jul 2016 2:01:23
It is OK to tell a "collateral" lie on an insurance claim, the Supreme Court has ruled, in a judgement that could affect millions of household policies.
Volkswagen hit by 2.2bn euros diesel emissions charge
20 Jul 2016 1:20:51
Under-fire German carmaker Volkswagen sets aside another 2.2bn euros in the first six months of the year in relation to its emissions scandal.
Turf war rages for South Africa's platinum unions
20 Jul 2016 0:48:15
A growing turf war between the two main unions in South Africa's platinum belt creates more unrest amid talks between producers and miners.