The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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EU data protection regulators are meeting to decide how to restrict data transfers in light of last year's Safe Harbour ruling.
Why tech entrepreneurs are choosing South East Asia
The millennial generation shaking up the workplace rules
"Millennials" - those born between 1980 and 1999 - aren't motivated by the same factors as previous workers, so how are companies going to attract and retain staff from this generation?
A tale of two homes, how warm houses change lives
Insulating buildings should be a key infrastructure priority alongside roads, rail, flood defences and energy, ministers have been told.
Shares in the Clydesdale Bank will start trading on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday, following an announcement of the offer price.
Alphabet- Google's parent company- surpasses Apple as the world's most valuable company, with shares rising 9% in after-hours trading as a result of its latest earnings.
A former director of the Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras has been sentenced to 12 years in jail as part of a huge corruption probe.
Mobile messaging service WhatsApp is now used by a billion people every month, Facebook reports.
Twitter shares are seeing volatile trading after speculation of a possible private equity deal, which a later report then denied.
Thousands of loan providers in the UK will be required to pay a levy to fund teams tackling illegal money lending, the government has announced.
Five Chinese airlines are to blacklist unruly passengers amid increasing rowdy behaviour as the country's air travel market grows.
Authorities in Singapore seize numerous bank accounts as part of their investigation into the Malaysia 1MDB scandal.
Barclays and Credit Suisse are fined a total of $154m (£108m) by US regulators for their US "dark pool" trading operations.
Chemist chain Boots announces that it is cutting between 300 and 350 assistant store manager jobs in the UK.
Why does Sainsbury's want to buy Argos?
Why Hollywood is tailoring its panda for a Chinese audience
BT reports a 24% jump in pre-tax quarterly profits and unveils a new corporate structure.