The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 9 hours 27 min ago
There are questions over the details of Labour and Lib Dem plans for a mansion tax on the most expensive properties.
Treasury plans to give savers more freedom over their pension pots have been sharply criticised by an industry expert.
Ros Altman, the government's tsar for older people, explains proposed changes to pensions rules.
Tesco asks three more executives to leave as the fall-out continues from the supermarket giant's £250m profit guidance overstatement.
UK fashion house Burberry reports a 7% rise in half-year revenues despite what it describes as a "difficult external environment".
Luxury handbag maker Mulberry sees shares dive after it tells investors full-year profits will be "significantly" below expectations.
Global regulators have launched a crackdown aimed at cutting risk in "shadow" banking - borrowing and lending which occurs outside the regulated banking sector.
There is further evidence that house prices rises are starting to level off, following the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
India's inflation rate falls to a five-year low in September because of lower food and fuel prices.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt says the firm's biggest rival in the search space is e-commerce giant Amazon.
Indian property developer DLF's shares fall to a record low after the financial market regulator bans it from capital markets for allegedly defrauding investors.
Universal Studios will open its first $3.3bn (£2bn) Chinese theme park after 13 years of trying to enter the booming entertainment market.
The Malaysian company planning to re-develop London's landmark Battersea Power Station is moving ahead with the project, according to one of its executives.
Asian shares are trading mixed following a sell-off on Wall Street as investors worried about how weak global growth would impact company earnings.
Latest data from India shows that the problem of rising prices is continuing. But at least the increases are now happening at a slower pace.
Chinese billionaire Chen Guangbiao may be the country's most generous yet controversial philanthropist, as John Sudworth reports.
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Global oil prices fall again amid worries about sluggish global growth and reports that key oil producers want to maintain current output levels.
Mining shares lead the FTSE higher following the release of stronger-than-expected Chinese trade figures.