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Investor Michael Calvey is accused of embezzling $38m from a Russian bank - a charge he denies.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 4:08 pm
Analysts say the bumper surplus could give the chancellor extra money for the Spring Statement.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 3:44 pm
Shop closures will become the norm unless the government supports struggling retailers, MPs say.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 11:38 am
New-build homes should be warmed by heat pumps or networks of hot water, a report says.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 8:35 am
How many of us are stockpiling groceries, in case of a no-deal Brexit?
Posted: February 21, 2019, 12:38 am
The ambitious economic plan links Hong Kong, Macau and other Chinese cities to boost growth.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 12:35 am
Are US tariffs on Spanish olives a pretext for a bigger challenge to world trade?
Posted: February 21, 2019, 12:32 am
Reforming Brazil's retirement system is considered critical to the country's economy.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:03 pm
Cyber-crime gangs are injecting their own code on to websites to steal payment data, an annual study suggests.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 7:00 am
A government report says the US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:57 am
It will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles of an airport, following drone disruption at Gatwick.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 2:03 am
The pay gap has widened at one in four firms that have revealed their figures ahead of the deadline.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:03 am
The comments come as US and Chinese officials rush to clinch a deal ahead of a 1 March deadline.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 8:54 pm
Michael Gove has promised to protect farmers from cheap food imports.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:51 pm
A record 32.6 million people were in work between October and December, official figures show.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:50 pm
Authorities should try to attract high-paying office jobs to revive the High Street, a think tank says.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 8:22 am
Mechanic Louise Baker has set up a service in Birmingham aimed at women.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 12:45 am
"We have to be mindful of the moments in life our customers are in," says storage boss Anthony Paine.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 12:04 am
The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little poorer.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 12:03 am
Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter Meng Wanzhou, the company's chief financial officer, as politically motivated.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 10:04 pm
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking to shore up Saudi Arabia's Asian allies.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 10:41 am
Why aren't more parents signing up for a scheme that provides extra money towards the cost of childcare?
Posted: February 18, 2019, 12:03 am
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the chocolate bar became a million dollar idea.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 11:57 pm
Overwork is a longstanding problem in Japan and companies are turning to technology for solutions.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 12:09 am
The Trump administration has nominated economist David Malpass as World Bank president. Who is he?
Posted: February 6, 2019, 7:00 pm
China is pushing to boost consumption to help manage the slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
Posted: February 5, 2019, 12:05 am
BBC World Service economics correspondent Andrew Walker looks at what 2019 has in store for the global economy.
Posted: January 3, 2019, 12:08 am
The New Year heralds the launch of two major trade deals, with Japan emerging as a key player.
Posted: December 28, 2018, 8:58 pm
What lessons can the we learn from the economic ructions suffered by New Zealand in 1973 when the UK joined the EEC?
Posted: December 16, 2018, 12:31 am
The ONS is about to announce how it will treat student loans in the national accounts. Will it lead to changes in student finance?
Posted: December 16, 2018, 12:21 am
Does Opec still control the price of oil in today's global market?
Posted: December 7, 2018, 12:48 am
Oil prices recently hit 12-month lows. Opec wants to raise them, President Trump wants them lowered.
Posted: December 6, 2018, 12:11 am
From Spanish olives to Chinese aluminium, no corner of the world has been untouched by US trade tariffs.
Posted: December 3, 2018, 10:05 pm
They were once visions of the future, but are shopping centres now past their sell-by date?
Posted: November 30, 2018, 10:03 pm
Can free ports spark a post-Brexit manufacturing boom? Jonty Bloom reports from Teesside, which plans to become the UK's first free port.
Posted: November 29, 2018, 12:15 am
Switzerland may not be a European Union member - but has good reason to closely watch Brexit proceedings.
Posted: November 22, 2018, 12:09 am

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Kevin Hassett, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, suggested Goldman Sachs may be slanting its economic research to help Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 4:35 pm
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford charts her career path, from her first job to becoming the first openly gay CEO at a Fortune 500 company in an interview with CNN's Boss Files.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 3:24 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
Corporate insiders at US companies have dumped $5.7 billion of stock this month, the highest in any September in the past decade, according to TrimTabs.
Posted: September 26, 2018, 4:42 pm
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Posted: September 26, 2018, 3:49 pm
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Posted: September 25, 2018, 6:47 pm
US companies have piled on a record-setting $6.3 trillion of debt.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 11:40 am
The United Kingdom could leave the European Union with very little idea of what its trading relationship will be at the end of a transition period in 2020. That's a new nightmare for business.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:16 am
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Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:08 pm
Liquified natural gas is a fast-growing industry, and China's retaliatory tariffs will hurt.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:05 pm
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Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:25 pm
Premier Li Keqiang said China "will never go down the path of stimulating exports by devaluing its currency."
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:26 am
One in four professional investors are bracing for global growth to slow in the next year, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 5:56 pm
As the US government steps up its trade offensive, business leaders in China say that Beijing is ready to dig in for a war of attrition.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
For the first time in a decade, Corporate America is steering more money into stock buybacks than investing in the future.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:14 pm
Rising interest rates, along with trade wars, have sparked a stampede out of Turkey, Argentina and other emerging markets.
Posted: September 16, 2018, 5:17 pm
The implosion of Lehman Brothers -- and the mayhem it unleashed -- was the most terrifying moment for business and the US economy since the Great Depression.
Posted: September 14, 2018, 5:13 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

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