VIDEO: Myanmar: investment will create jobs

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is attracting increasing amounts of foreign investment but is hoping to win more with a message of cheap and plentiful labour.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 7:59 pm

VIDEO: President Aquino: Philippines growing

The Philippines economy is performing well but challenges remain. The country's President tells us his plans to tackle red tape and poverty.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 7:56 pm

Sotheby's chief executive steps down

The chief executive of renowned auction house Sotheby's, William Ruprecht, is stepping down after 14 years at the helm.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 7:14 pm

Crowd investing opens up high finance

How crowd investment platforms are shaking up start-up land

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:34 pm

Scandal strains Brazil's giant Petrobras

The mammoth corruption scandal surrounding Brazil's oil colossus Petrobras

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:32 pm

Space agency plans Mars rover from Lego bricks

Space agency plans Mars mission with plastic bricks

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:29 pm

UK drops EU bankers' pay challenge

In a surprise move, the UK government has withdrawn its legal challenge to EU legislation that caps the level of bankers' bonuses.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 4:45 pm

JJB Sports boss guilty of £1m fraud

The former chief executive of JJB Sports, Christopher Ronnie, is convicted of accepting more than £1m in backhanders from suppliers.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 4:27 pm

China's increasing demands for gas

China's growing demand for Turkmenistan's gas

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 2:22 pm

Google and Rockstar end patent suit

Google and patent consortium Rockstar - which includes Apple as an investor - agree to settle a patent litigation suit.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 12:58 pm

US Senate grills banks on commodities

Executives from three US banks are being questioned by senators over accusations the banks engaged in unfair trading practices relating to several commodities.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 12:47 pm

Commerzbank to charge big depositors

Germany's Commerzbank is to charge its biggest corporate clients for leaving 'substantial' deposits at the bank.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 12:09 pm

'Poorest of poor' test talking tech

A charity is to give away 2,000 Talking Book audio computers to some of Ghana's poorest communities after securing funds from Unicef and ARM.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 11:22 am

Wonga boss quits after five months

The acting chief executive of troubled payday lender Wonga - appointed to bring stability to the troubled firm - has stood down after just five months.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 10:53 am

Australian retailers face foreign competition

Australian retailers face foreign competition

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 10:00 am

Apple to push Beats to all iPhones

Apple plans to push the Beats music streaming service to every iPhone in the new year, according to a report in the Financial Times newspaper.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 9:45 am

Sony reportedly drops Steve Jobs film

Sony Pictures drops a film based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, according to reports.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 7:13 am

Crucial Network Rail data criticised

The company running Britain's track, signals and train stations may be using flaky figures to plan its maintenance work, says a regulator.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:58 am

Economic fears push FTSE 100 lower

The FTSE 100 drifts lower on poor China and eurozone data despite shares in Johnson Matthey and Babcock jumping on strong profit figures.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:52 am

UK retail sales rise 0.8% in October

UK retail sales rise 0.8% October compared with September, and is 4.3% up on October 2013, according to official figures.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:50 am

Why is Formula 1 in crisis?

What are the root causes of F1's financial troubles?

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:21 am

Energy giant unveils shale gas plan

Chemicals giant Ineos announces plans to invest up to £640m in shale gas exploration in the UK, in a bid to become the country's leading fracking firm.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 6:21 am

RBS fined £56m over computer failure

Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £56m by regulators after a 2012 software issue left millions of customers unable to access their accounts.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 5:53 am

Warm weather hits Centrica profits

British Gas owner Centrica has reduced its earnings forecast, as milder winter weather cut into its revenues.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 5:42 am

Gatwick numbers boost runway plans

The busiest six months in Gatwick's history has boosted passenger numbers - and it says, its chances of getting London's new runway.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 5:41 am