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Carbon dioxide supply problems could leave fans toasting the World Cup feeling flat.
Posted: June 20, 2018, 8:55 am
Smart Works charity offers styling and interview coaching for women who are struggling to find work.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 11:53 pm
The architect behind some of Asia's most spectacular new buildings discusses his designs.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 10:52 am
Medical app designer: to get your business off the ground quickly, think about your customers' needs right from the start.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 12:30 am
The British Chambers of Commerce says that the UK economy could see its weakest year since 2009.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 12:29 am
The US plans to impose tariffs on Chinese goods draw mocking criticism from the state news agency.
Posted: June 16, 2018, 11:01 am
China will respond quickly to protect itself if the US hurts its interests, Beijing says.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 8:29 am
"A shame for Derby", as Rolls-Royce announces thousands of jobs will go at its headquarters in the city.
Posted: June 14, 2018, 5:03 pm
The European Central Bank says it will end its €2.5tn bond-buying programme in December.
Posted: June 14, 2018, 2:02 pm
Retail sales grew much faster than expected last month, as the wedding and sunny weather helped spending.
Posted: June 14, 2018, 9:44 am
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says higher rates are appropriate since the US economy is in "great shape".
Posted: June 13, 2018, 10:03 pm
Petrol and diesel prices rose at the fastest monthly rate since January 2011.
Posted: June 13, 2018, 9:51 am
Semi-autonomous vehicles, which can partly drive themselves, are already on our roads. But experts are worried that drivers don't understand what they can do.
Posted: June 12, 2018, 4:16 pm
President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that Larry Kudlow had been taken to hospital.
Posted: June 12, 2018, 3:49 am
Traders tells BBC Radio 5 live they're concerned about rising rents and the local community impact.
Posted: June 11, 2018, 11:32 pm
Demonstrators in several cities fear Chinese investors will dominate the new economic areas.
Posted: June 11, 2018, 5:58 am
As the European Union plans to introduce retaliatory tariffs against the US, we take a closer look at its tactics.
Posted: June 6, 2018, 11:08 pm
The World Cup in Russia may be the last for some time to be staged solely in one country.
Posted: June 1, 2018, 9:10 pm
Spending on e-cigarettes is increasing. The BBC looks at what's behind the rise.
Posted: May 30, 2018, 11:27 pm
The EU is not the freest trader, but on many measures it is near the liberal end of the spectrum.
Posted: May 30, 2018, 11:25 pm
The US has imposed tariffs on Rwanda over an obscure import: Second-hand clothes.
Posted: May 28, 2018, 12:56 am
Washington is worried about Chinese investors. Is the rest of America?
Posted: May 20, 2018, 11:19 pm
Tips for the new financial year including selling clutter and finding out how much your pension is worth.
Posted: April 6, 2018, 9:24 pm
Some believe the president's confrontational approach could reverse decades of trade liberalisation.
Posted: April 4, 2018, 11:08 pm
The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador
Posted: March 14, 2018, 12:07 am
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.
Posted: March 14, 2018, 12:03 am
China's tech transformation proceeds apace, but with it comes more digital monitoring and control.
Posted: March 13, 2018, 12:21 am
When a serious knee injury ended Greg Cox's rugby career, it set him on the path to becoming a multi-millionaire entrepreneur.
Posted: March 12, 2018, 12:10 am
Seven years after a nuclear meltdown rocked the world's third largest economy, we speak to those still dealing with the devastation.
Posted: March 11, 2018, 1:47 am
Weekly spending on UK pets has risen by 31% in two years. Here are some of the more unusual wares on sale at Crufts.
Posted: March 10, 2018, 2:53 am
BBC readers share their worst examples of business jargon following our piece on Davos language.
Posted: February 9, 2018, 9:55 pm
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?
Posted: December 10, 2017, 8:30 pm
The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.
Posted: December 4, 2017, 12:21 am
The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.
Posted: November 28, 2017, 12:20 am
The chancellor loosens the public finances envelope as the economy stutters.
Posted: November 22, 2017, 4:54 pm
How people fleeing South Sudan have managed to create work – for themselves and others – in their new home of Uganda.
Posted: November 7, 2017, 2:34 am
One leading economist says it could release trillions of dollars of so-called "dead capital".
Posted: November 6, 2017, 12:22 am
Why hire a manager and then hire someone else to tell them how to do their job?
Posted: October 30, 2017, 1:58 am
An explosion in tourism has saved Iceland's economy. But in a country of just 300,000 people, how much tourism is too much?
Posted: October 27, 2017, 8:49 pm
The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 11:02 pm
How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:41 pm
Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:24 pm
Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?
Posted: October 12, 2017, 11:06 pm
Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.
Posted: October 9, 2017, 3:27 pm
Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.
Posted: October 1, 2017, 11:34 pm
A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?
Posted: September 29, 2017, 2:23 pm
Theresa May says trade should continue as it is for two years post-Brexit – but what do the UK’s trading relationships look like at the moment?
Posted: September 27, 2017, 11:29 pm
Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 11:02 pm
Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have.
Posted: September 17, 2017, 11:15 pm
The collapse of Northern Rock: Ten years on
Posted: September 11, 2017, 11:22 pm
The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth.
Posted: September 10, 2017, 11:41 pm
Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?
Posted: September 7, 2017, 11:03 pm
The English wine making industry is growing, but could it ever threaten the dominant European producers?
Posted: September 5, 2017, 11:10 pm
The limited liability company has been described as "the greatest single discovery of modern times”.
Posted: September 3, 2017, 11:06 pm
Buying foreign currency is both easier and more challenging than in the past.
Posted: August 31, 2017, 12:35 pm
Many of Europe's largest banks have already announced their intention to relocate jobs to Frankfurt as Brexit talks go on.
Posted: August 28, 2017, 11:16 pm
The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.
Posted: August 27, 2017, 11:16 pm
More than half of the 160 BHS stores that closed after it went into administration a year ago are still empty, says new research.
Posted: August 27, 2017, 11:14 pm

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Posted: June 18, 2018, 8:06 pm
Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic says trade worries have almost wiped out optimism among businesses about tax cuts.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 7:53 pm
The Swedish furniture giant is set to open its first Indian store in the city of Hyderabad in the coming weeks.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 7:04 pm
But even as the use of mandatory arbitration agreements remain popular in America's workplaces, some employees are pushing back and some companies and firms are having second thoughts about using them.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 1:50 pm
UK politicians are debating whether Brexit will free up cash for the country's health care system. But two reports reveal how much Brexit will cost households and the economy.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 1:31 pm
Chipmakers are scrambling, and companies like Boeing could take heat.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 1:13 pm
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Posted: June 18, 2018, 12:33 pm
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Posted: June 15, 2018, 8:04 pm
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Posted: June 15, 2018, 6:47 pm
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Posted: June 15, 2018, 4:19 pm
The United States just made a bad week for the global economy even worse.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 3:51 pm
Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, says the United States is putting its own economy at risk.
Posted: June 14, 2018, 10:25 pm
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Posted: June 14, 2018, 5:58 pm
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Posted: June 14, 2018, 5:08 pm
Since launching quantitative easing in March 2015, the European Central Bank has bought trillions of euros worth of bonds.
Posted: June 14, 2018, 3:49 pm
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's company has bought the London HQ of UBS for £1 billion.
Posted: June 14, 2018, 3:37 pm
With unemployment near historic lows, wage growth remains stubbornly low. Here are three ways to measure how much workers are taking home in their paychecks.
Posted: June 13, 2018, 11:53 pm
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Posted: June 13, 2018, 6:12 pm
Some Republicans say high wages in the U.S. are hurting America's global competitiveness. See the countries where wages are even higher.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:53 pm
When the federal minimum wage first became law in 1938, it was 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.19 today. Scroll over the chart to see historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's dollars.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:51 pm