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Mining firm Glencore, which saw its share price sink 30% on Monday, says it is "operationally and financially robust".
Morrisons has become the latest supermarket to announce a pay rate in excess of the government's National Living Wage.
Seat says 700,000 of its cars are fitted with the software that allowed parent company Volkswagen to cheat US emission tests.
Nationalising the railways is now official Labour Party policy as activists vote to adopt it at their conference.
The price of copper drops close to the lowest level in six and a half years as the plunge in commodity prices is felt across the world.
Returns on tax-free savings have fallen to their lowest level since comparable records began in 2011, according to the Bank of England.
The history of the scandal-hit German carmaker
New technology is helping to cut car insurance premiums for young drivers while older motorists are seeing costs rise, research suggests.
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The Reserve Bank of India cuts its key interest rate to 6.75% from 7.25%, a sharper cut than expected and its fourth rate reduction this year.
Is Labour's new shadow chancellor right that the exclusive inflation target of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee makes Britons poorer than they need be?
US regulators warn seven carmakers that the recall of airbags made by Japan's troubled Takata is likely to expand.
Asian shares head sharply lower, following the rout in global equities as fears over growth and lower commodity prices grow.
Hong Kong born Masterchef judge Susur Lee tells the BBC about his road to success in Canada.
Most industries with a presence in Asia are concerned about the impact of China's economic slowdown - but not aerospace giant Honeywell.
Google's search chief explains how his firm is trying to provide results without asking users to type in requests.
How wi-fi enabled gadgets are making your property smarter
Shell's decision to abandon its search for oil off the coast of Alaska is welcomed by environmental campaigners.
Commodities and mining giant Glencore plunges 30% to its lowest ever share price after analyst warnings on lower metal prices.
Japanese firm Hitachi reaches a $19m (£12.5m) deal with US regulators who say it made improper payments to South Africa's ruling party for contracts to build power plants.