Australia's surf firms making waves
16 Oct 2013 3:05:53
The struggle for profit in Australia's surfing industry
How bad are US debt levels?
16 Oct 2013 3:00:34
How does the US compare with other major economies?
VIDEO: Grangemouth refinery to remain shut
16 Oct 2013 2:07:56
The Grangemouth oil refinery near Falkirk will remain closed until next week at the earliest despite workers calling off a proposed 48 hour strike.
Warning of future UK power shortages
16 Oct 2013 1:41:22
The UK power system is likely to be stretched "close to its limits" in the coming a years, a new report warns.
Markets rally after US Senate deal
16 Oct 2013 0:21:25
US shares surged after US Senators announce a deal to end the government shutdown and avoid a debt default.
US Senate reaches fiscal deal
16 Oct 2013 6:58:02
Republican and Democratic leaders of the US Senate have struck a cross-party deal to reopen the government and raise the nation's debt limit.
Watch Dogs delay wounds games maker
16 Oct 2013 6:52:56
More than a quarter of Ubisoft's market value is wiped out after the French video games publisher delays the launch of hacker-themed title Watch Dogs.
Impact of a Royal Mail strike?
16 Oct 2013 6:45:28
Contingencies and opportunity during a postal strike
Bank of America earnings surge
16 Oct 2013 6:40:00
Bank of America has reported a profit of $2.5bn (£1.6bn) in 2013, compared to $340m a year earlier, as the bank finally puts its legal woes behind it.
VIDEO: Postal union: Very good result for us
16 Oct 2013 5:03:13
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has welcomed the result of a vote by Royal Mail staff in favour of a national 24-hour strike on 4 November.
JPMorgan fined $100m for trade loss
16 Oct 2013 4:55:49
JP Morgan receives a fine of $100m (£62.4m) from US regulators over its "London Whale" trading loss and admits its traders acted recklessly.
US Congress races to draft debt plan
16 Oct 2013 4:47:32
The US Senate is finalising a cross-party bill to raise the debt limit and reopen the US government, just a day before a critical deadline.
Royal Mail workers to go on strike
16 Oct 2013 4:46:11
Royal Mail workers vote to go on national 24-hour strike on 4 November, postal union announces
Dexter malware strikes South Africa
16 Oct 2013 3:36:52
Malware designed to steal information from payment cards' magnetic strips strikes thousands of restaurants and retailers in South Africa.
Brazil not cheap for World Cup fans
16 Oct 2013 3:02:17
Brazilian price hikes may daunt England fans
VIDEO: Chinese women face education bans
16 Oct 2013 2:16:49
The BBC's Celia Hatton asks students if women should be allowed to study a mining engineering course designed for men only in eastern Jiangsu province.
VIDEO: 'Past crime stops me finding work'
16 Oct 2013 2:12:33
BBC News hears from an ex-offender who believes his job applications are not being considered because he has to declare his conviction on the form.
VIDEO: How US debt crisis affects world
16 Oct 2013 0:12:14
BBC correspondents in Hong Kong, Mumbai and London describe how the US debt ceiling drama is affecting their countries.
UK jobless total falls to 2.49m
16 Oct 2013 8:49:56
The number of unemployed in the UK fell by 18,000 in the June-August period to 2.49 million, official figures show.
VIDEO: China eyes Africa's growing motor trade
16 Oct 2013 8:48:40
South Africa hosts the continent's largest motor show - and China is keen to tempt buyers with new makes and models
NYSE beats Nasdaq in Twitter listing
16 Oct 2013 8:21:28
Twitter chooses the New York Stock Exchange for its share listing, as it reports that quarterly losses have tripled.
VIDEO: Indonesia's retirement industry
16 Oct 2013 8:12:28
Retirement homes are a growing business in Indonesia where some elderly people are choosing to live away from their families, as Karishma Vaswani reports.
VIDEO: Yahoo: Marissa Mayer's impact
16 Oct 2013 7:54:49
Yahoo shares have surged since Marissa Mayer took over as chief executive 15 months ago.
Nike and the battle for your wrist
16 Oct 2013 7:35:34
Can fitness trackers like Nike's Fuelband change your behaviour?
VIDEO: Meet America's new breadwinners
16 Oct 2013 6:49:22
In more than 40% of US households with children the woman is now the main earner. We visited Richmond, Virginia, as part of the BBC's 100 Women season