The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Russia's state-controlled energy giant Rosneft asks the Russian government for a $42bn (£25.2bn) loan, as it feels the impact of Western sanctions.
The cost of renting a home has risen by 2% in the last year, with increases seen across nearly every region of the UK, a survey suggests.
The UK economy grew by 3.2% in the second quarter compared with the same period last year, slightly higher than the original 3.1% estimate.
As the death toll from Ebola mounts across west Africa, there is growing concern about what the cost will be to the region's economies.
UK construction firm Balfour Beatty has repeated its rejection of a takeover approach from rival Carillion.
The Premier League's told Newsbeat they're taking action to stop fans uploading unofficial goal Vines onto social media.
Darts is a growing business and the first ever World Series darts competition to be played in Asia is about to kick off in Singapore.
US drinks giant Coca-Cola buys a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage in a cash deal, as it looks for growth away from fizzy drinks.
Shares in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway top $200,000 for the first time, valuing the firm at an estimated $326bn.
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While India has the second highest number of mobile phone subscribers in the world, only one in eight of them have smartphones.
South Korea's central bank cuts its key lending rate for the first time in 15 months to boost growth at home.
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Banana firm Chiquita rejects a takeover bid by Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups, saying it will stick to a plan to merge with Fyffes.
A German company has an innovative approach to holiday email - it just deletes all of it. Good idea?