Japan and China row over Africa
10 Jan 2014 4:52:52
China and Japan are criticising each other's policies in Africa as each pledges more money for the continent.
Target data theft hit 70 million
10 Jan 2014 4:26:55
US retail giant Target's investigation into December's major data theft reveals that up to 70 million people are affected, not 40 million as first thought.
VIDEO: The long search for a job in the US
10 Jan 2014 4:12:25
Unemployment has fallen in the US - but the figures are of little comfort to the long-term unemployed.
Alcoa in $384m bribery settlement
10 Jan 2014 3:59:01
A joint venture partner of the aluminium giant Alcoa will pay $384m (£234m) to settle charges with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for its part in an international bribery scheme.
US jobless rate at five year low
10 Jan 2014 3:54:53
The US unemployment rate fell to a five year low in December as firms create 74,000 new jobs, latest figures show.
Retail revolution: Online's promise and challenges
10 Jan 2014 1:45:45
The challenges of getting online sales right
Industrial output figures disappoint
10 Jan 2014 1:23:08
Weaker-than-expected UK industrial output and construction figures cast doubts over the strength of the UK's economic recovery.
VIDEO: 'Robothespian' unveiled at CES 2014
10 Jan 2014 0:13:00
Richard Taylor reports on a performing robot at 2014's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Heathrow objects to lower price cap
10 Jan 2014 9:22:49
Heathrow airport is to review its investment plans, after the regulator decided to limit the amount it can charge its airlines.
Cineworld buys Poland-based rival
10 Jan 2014 8:07:43
Cineworld, the UK's largest cinema operator, is buying about 100 multiplexes in eastern Europe and Israel owned by CCI in a deal worth about £500m.
Infosys increases sales forecast
10 Jan 2014 7:48:29
India's Infosys raises its full-year sales forecast as it reports a 21% jump in quarterly earnings for the three months to December last year.
China reports mixed trade figures
10 Jan 2014 3:53:37
China reports better than expected growth in imports for December, helping cushion concerns of a weaker than forecast rise in exports.
VIDEO: Rocket firm Space X looks to Asia
10 Jan 2014 1:58:16
Asia's satellite operators look to new technology offered by the US rocket firm Space X.
Volkswagen sells record luxury cars
10 Jan 2014 1:21:55
Volkswagen's luxury brands - Porsche, Audi and Bentley - post record sales helped by new model launches, and a recovery in the global car market.
Royal Mail privatisation 'botched'
10 Jan 2014 0:11:09
The government "botched" the privatisation of Royal Mail, short-changing taxpayers by hundreds of millions of pounds, Labour says.
2014: The year of encryption
10 Jan 2014 0:05:29
Firms fight back against spies and hackers
New protection for genuine Scotch
10 Jan 2014 0:05:24
A new scheme is launched to protect the Scotch whisky industry from fake or sub-standard products.
The fading tune of the Mexican organ grinder
10 Jan 2014 0:03:55
The fading melody of the Mexican organ grinder
'Record' online sales over Christmas
10 Jan 2014 0:01:47
The British Retail Consortium says that a record amount of internet shopping was done in December 2013, with close to one in five non-food items bought online in the UK.
The Wolf of Wall Street: Why we like a villain
10 Jan 2014 0:00:12
Leonardo DiCaprio on why bankers make good villains
Osborne warning on minimum wage hike
09 Jan 2014 6:33:27
George Osborne warns against "self-defeating" increases to the minimum wage, amid reports that some cabinet ministers want an above-inflation rise.
VIDEO: When will UK interest rates rise?
09 Jan 2014 3:54:01
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee is keeping UK interest rates at 0.5%, and so unchanged since March 2009.
ECB keeps rates at record 0.25% low
09 Jan 2014 3:52:03
The European Central Bank keeps its benchmark interest rate at a record low of 0.25%, following its surprise cut from 0.5% in November.
Japan to pledge $14bn to Africa
09 Jan 2014 3:38:01
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to pledge more than $14bn (£8.5bn) in aid and trade deals, as he starts a week-long visit to Africa and the Middle East.
AUDIO: Rolls Royce looking at 4X4 designs
09 Jan 2014 3:36:09
Plans to create a Rolls Royce 4X4 are being considered by the company, its chief executive has said.