The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 11 hours 35 min ago
The Hong Kong-based company that owns Birmingham City football club fears an ex-employee may have "misappropriated" £2.5m.
As Oxfam predicts that the richest 1% of the world's population will soon have more wealth than the rest, the BBC looks at who exactly is the top 1%.
UK insurance giant Aviva says it plans to cut about 1,500 jobs by the end of 2017, following its acquisition of pensions company Friends Life.
The Serious Fraud Office closes its investigation into the 2011 takeover of UK software firm Autonomy by computer giant Hewlett-Packard.
Wealth amassed by the richest 1% will soon overtake the amount owned by everyone else in the world, says charity group Oxfam.
A "small" number of EE customers will share a refund of roughly £1m after they were wrongly charged VAT.
Actor and producer Abhishek Bachchan talks about money-making strategies in the film and sports industries.
Saudi Arabia can cope with low oil prices for "at least eight years", Saudi Arabia's petroleum minister's former senior adviser has told the BBC.
The first ever mobile phone games week is being held in London this week.
John Laing, the infrastructure investment business, announces plans to list its shares on the stock market, a move it hopes will raise £130m.
The main Chinese share index sees its biggest fall for more than six years after authorities crack down on certain types of share dealing.
Rangers bid to avoid the general meeting called by Dave King as they confirm Ibrox could be used for security.
China's economic strength is crucial to the health of the global economy, and especially to its neighbours in the Asia-Pacific region.
The gap between the performance of England's northern and southern cities dramatically widened in the past 10 years, says a Centre for Cities study.
Buying 70% of its military equipment abroad is too expensive, says India's government which wants to encourage its domestic defence sector.
Why do so many stock market crashes happen in the autumn?
How UK entrepreneur Emily Brooke was inspired to develop a new bicycle light, the Blaze Laserlight, which as the name suggests, projects a laser onto the road.
The chief executive of the online taxi-sharing firm Uber says he wants to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe.
President Obama will in his State of the Union address push for tax raises on the wealthy to help the middle classes, officials say.