Troubled supermarket giant Tesco says its new chief financial officer, Alan Stewart, is joining the company immediately, more than two months earlier than originally planned.
Designer shoe maker Jimmy Choo announces plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange.
Almost 1,700 jobs are to go at the failed mobile phone retailer Phones 4U, after the firm's administrators confirmed that 362 stores will close.
Tate and Lyle warns that supply chain problems and more competition in the sweetener market will hit its profit after a "challenging" half year.
BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi plan to cut 700 jobs at a joint coal mining venture in Australia because of tough market conditions.
The White House announces new treasury department measures aimed at stopping companies avoiding US taxes by merging with overseas firms.
The Rockefeller family, which made its fortune from oil, is to sell its investments in fossil fuels and put money into clean energy.
The FTSE 100 falls and Mothercare shares drop more than 7% after it announces plans for a £100m rights issue.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission reveals it has awarded a record $30m payout to an anonymous whistleblower who lives outside the US.
Asian markets reverse earlier losses after a better-than-expected China manufacturing activity survey.
Investment analysts have urged investors to be cautious after the Royal Mint launched a new website selling gold and silver coins.
Chinese internet giant Alibaba has raised $25bn in its share flotation, according to US media, making it the largest initial public offering in history.
The largest gathering of veterans who operated the Colossus code-cracking computer in World War II has been held at Bletchley Park.
Mick Cash is elected general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union following the death of previous leader Bob Crow.
A US jury finds Jordan-based Arab Bank liable for providing material support to Hamas, ruling the bank must provide victims of two dozen terrorist attacks with compensation.
Striking Air France pilots have rejected an offer by the airline aimed at resolving the dispute.
Musical The Lion King takes more money at the box office than any other stage show or cinema release.
The chief executive of Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has spoken to Chinese media and denied running off with the firm's cash.
Ed Balls says he will increase the minimum wage, bring in a mansion tax, freeze child benefit and axe the "bedroom tax" in his first Budget if Labour wins power.
Regulator Ofgem is launching a review of energy firms' communications with customers in debt amid concerns over potentially misleading letters.
Customers of banking giant Barclays had their debit cards refused in stores and at ATMs on Monday after a temporary technical problem.
Plans to build a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset are recommended for approval following a European Commission investigation.
The US Treasury Secretary urges eurozone countries to "boost demand" in order to reduce unemployment and avoid deflation.
The minimum wage would rise to £8 per hour by the end of the next parliament if Labour wins the general election, leader Ed Miliband promises.
A group of farmers are hoping to succeed where others have failed: in creating the first commercially viable wasabi growing business in North America.
A profile of Everett Alvarez, the former US Navy pilot, who spent eight and a half years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, before a successful career in government and business.
Ivorian Coast entrepreneur Thierry N'Doufou talks about how he developed a tablet computer which he wants to be used by all school children in the country.
A report into alleged corruption at Fifa, football's world governing body, could lead to criminal charges, an MP believes.
Regional Rugby Wales confirm Wales captain Sam Warburton has the first dual contract under the new deal with the WRU.
Hotel chain Radisson suspends its sponsorship of NFL team Minnesota Vikings after one of their players was charged with child abuse.
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Catherine Yeung, investment director at Fidelity Worldwide tells Rico Hizon that she expects a 'bumpy ride' for the Chinese economy.
The Royal Mint has launched a new website selling gold and silver coins.
The Marriott hotel chain plans to open a new hotel almost every week in Asia over the next three years to help cater for Chinese tourists.
The chief executive of De Beers says that China will be the 'engine' of growth for the diamond market.
Taralika Lahiri runs a private detective agency in Delhi that specialises in matrimonial cases and says her business is thriving.
G20 finance ministers meeting in Australia say they are close to agreeing a package of measures to boost global growth.
Shares in Alibaba, the Chinese online retailer, have begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
The pound has hit a two-year high against the euro and a two-week high against the US dollar, as Scotland voted against independence.
Despite a temporary slump in the market, Kenya's flower sector delivered $500m in sales in 2013.
Pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline is fined $490m (£297m) after being found guilt of bribery by a Chinese court.
The BBC's Shilpa Kannan meets Indian farmers to find out how they are changing the way they work, and to see the technology helping them cope with climate change.
One year after armed members of Islamist militant group al-Shabab attacked the Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi, Kenya, the BBC's Anne Soy reports on the new methods being used to train security guards.
MP Damian Green has come to the defence of Lord Hill as British Candidate for European Commissioner, describing objections to his appointment as a "barrel-scraping argument".
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has said the latest unemployment figures are "very encouraging".
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The World Bank says the Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic impact on the economies of West Africa.
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history.
A company in Taiwan has been fined $1.6m and its chairman taken into custody after they were caught supplying substandard cooking oil.
Who is the man behind Alibaba, the e-commerce giant that is about to launch a record listing on the New York stock market?
Retailer Phones 4U has gone into administration putting 5,596 jobs at risk.
How an Ivory Coast company developed a tablet computer which is being introduced in the country's schools.
The Financial Times has redesigned the print version of the newspaper, corresponding with a shift of focus to online content.
BBC Inside Out meets the 83-year-old call centre worker from Sunderland who says he cannot afford to retire.
Four of Britain's biggest bookmakers announce a series of voluntary measures aimed at addressing public concerns about gambling.
The Scottish referendum campaign is being watched closely by the business community in Pakistan, particularly by makers of traditional bagpipes and kilts.
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