The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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JP Morgan announces it will cut 8,000 jobs in its mortgage and retail banking sections as those businesses continue to shrink.
Vauxhall's car plant at Ellesmere Port could have closed in 2012 had it not been for a deal brokered with trade unions, managing director Duncan Aldred has said.
The European Commission says economic recovery is "gaining ground" in the EU as it revises up its growth forecasts for 2014 and 2015.
High Street retailers are optimistic after strong growth in sales since last February, a CBI survey indicates.
Justin King, the outgoing boss of Sainsbury's, drops his biggest hint yet about what he will, and won't, do next.
Nigeria's finance minister calls for independent investigation of claims of suspended bank governor that more than $10bn of oil revenues are missing from government coffers.
Germany's economic growth in the final three months of last year was largely driven by overseas trade, official statistics show.
Uncertainty looms over Ukraine's economic future
The UK's property market is likely to keep on growing strongly, banks say, with mortgage approvals at their highest since September 2007.
Mike Warburton discusses the English Bridge Union's failed attempt to have contract bridge named as a sport rather than a game.
Financial analyst Stephen Clapham discusses the losses incurred by Premier League football clubs in the buying and selling of players.
Bookmaker Ladbrokes has reported a sharp fall in profits, hit by costs related to an upgrade of its online offering.
David Sillito takes a closer look at the British programmes that are huge hits overseas
Trans-Pacific Partnership members fail to reach agreement on multi-lateral free trade following days of negotiations in Singapore.
Profits at housebuilder Persimmon jumped by more than 50% last year, thanks in part to the government's Help to Buy scheme.
Sir Terry Leahy, former Tesco chief executive, says the business rates system should be reformed and "probably scrapped".
Professional networking service LinkedIn launches a beta - or test version - of its Chinese language site as it eyes further expansion in the country.
Profits at Sina Corp, owner of China's largest Twitter-like site Weibo, surge in the fourth quarter, boosted by a jump in advertising revenue.
The economic challenge facing Italy's new PM