The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Balfour Beatty says it expects profits for 2014 to be £70m lower at its construction business due to problems with contracts.
The World Economic Forum at Davos finds cyber security one of the biggest challenges facing chief executives and political leaders around the world.
The story of how one entrepreneur's personal drive for fitness lead to a whole new business selling fresh juice.
Japanese shares are down as investors await the outcome of the European Central Bank's (ECB) monetary policy meeting later on Thursday.
US e-commerce giant eBay is planning to cut 2,400 jobs in the first quarter, the company said on Wednesday.
Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman talks about the importance of finishing the expansion of the Suez Canal on time.
Real Madrid again tops the Deloitte football money league, but English Premier League clubs take eight of the top 20 spots.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to announce a massive bond-buying programme aimed at revitalising the eurozone economy.
Indigenous tribes in Brazil are increasingly turning towards tourism to make their living, but there are concerns that some may be being exploited, reports Donna Bowater from the Amazon.
Income inequality and cyber-security are among the issues on the agenda at this year's World Economic Forum.
Microsoft says its Windows 10 operating system will be a free upgrade for many users and unveils a "holographic" headset that can run it.
Messaging platform WhatsApp announces that users can now send messages from their desktop web browsers in addition to their phones.
Oil giant BP's boss Bob Dudley has told the BBC that oil prices could remain low for up to three years, and that UK petrol prices may fall below £1 a litre.
Tootsie Roll chief executive Melvin Gordon dies at the age of 95 after leading the US confectionery firm for more than five decades.
Dave King insists his tax history in South Africa will not preclude him from becoming a director of Rangers.
Why Mr Cameron is targeting employment
The pound slides on news that all Bank of England policymakers voted to hold rates this month, pushing back the chance of a rate rise and boosting shares.
A key report says fracking should not go ahead at two sites in Lancashire.