BBC Economics

Syndicate content BBC News - Business
The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 3 hours 12 min ago

VIDEO: Indian steel firms on their mettle

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 02:03
Despite an expected growth in demand, India's domestic steel manufacturers are concerned about overseas competition.
Categories: Economic News

Asian shares flat amid thin trading

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 02:00
Asian markets started the week largely unchanged on Monday with thin volumes, while Tokyo was closed for a public holiday.
Categories: Economic News

Greek banks to reopen with controls

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 01:10
Greek banks are set to reopen on Monday morning after three weeks of closures sparked by the deadlock over the country's debt.
Categories: Economic News

VIDEO: Greece: A look at the scale of hardship

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 01:06
With Greek banks due to reopen with tight controls, millions out of work, and over a third of people at risk of poverty, the BBC's Mark Lobel looks at the scale of hardship in the country.
Categories: Economic News

Ikea to pay more than living wage

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 00:41
Ikea will become the first national retailer in the UK to pay its staff above the government's new National Living Wage from next year.
Categories: Economic News

Is the euro tarnished for good?

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 23:13
Has the euro lost some of its currency?
Categories: Economic News

VIDEO: Pixar bets on better image quality

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 23:10
The director and producer talk about bringing Pixar's latest film to the big screen
Categories: Economic News

Mitsubishi makes key war apology

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 22:42
The Mitsubishi corporation of Japan makes a landmark apology for using US prisoners of war as forced labour during World War Two.
Categories: Economic News

How Che Guevara inspired a business

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 21:55
How Che Guevara's road trip inspired a young entrepreneur
Categories: Economic News

VIDEO: The motorcycling boss helping the poor

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 21:53
Indonesian entrepreneur Aldi Haryopratomo looks back on his life so far, and how a motorcycle trip inspired his business, Ruma.
Categories: Economic News

Greek debt relief possible - Merkel

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 19:05
Germany's Angela Merkel says she is prepared to consider further debt concessions to Greece once its economic reforms are worked out.
Categories: Economic News

Delayed rail passengers to get cash

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 12:00
Rail passengers who suffer travel delays can now claim refunds in cash instead of vouchers as new compensation arrangements come into effect.
Categories: Economic News

VIDEO: Cash compensations for rail delays

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 08:00
Rail passengers can now receive compensation for delays in cash rather than vouchers after criticism by consumer groups.
Categories: Economic News

VIDEO: Sunday deadline for £20 note nominations

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 07:55
Members of the public have just hours to nominate the new face of the £20 note before Sunday's deadline.
Categories: Economic News

Five held over Uniqlo sex tape

Sun, 19/07/2015 - 07:07
Police in Beijing arrest five people, including a young couple, over a sex tape filmed in a branch of the Uniqlo clothes shop, Chinese state media say.
Categories: Economic News