The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Europe's largest aerospace group, Airbus, says it will increase output of its best-selling A320 jet as it reports a rise in full-year profits.
Co-op Group is selling its farms and may sell its pharmacies as part of a reorganisation, with losses in 2013 set to exceed £2bn, says BBC business editor Robert Peston.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is due to report its earnings for 2013, with some suggesting it may follow China's slowing growth.
Spanish oil company Repsol agrees a $5bn (£3bn) settlement with Argentina over the seizure of its assets there.
Credit Suisse "helped its US customers conceal their Swiss accounts" and avoid American taxes, a US report alleges.
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Spending on flood risk management should be substantially increased in next month's Budget, urges a leading engineering organisation.
Bitcoin, a virtual currency which only exists on the internet, has become increasingly attractive as it does not involve exchanging currencies.
Sports giant Adidas says it is suspending the sale World Cup t-shirts after Brazil's authorities complained they sexualised the country's image.
Cigar aficionados from around the world gather in Havana for the annual cigar festival.
How success on a reality TV show turned out to be a "double-edged sword" for family firm, Mr Singh's Sauce, who have had to rebuild the company.
Indian drugs manufacturer Ranbaxy suspends shipments of ingredients from its Toansa and Dewas plants to examine their testing processes.
A London based company has decided to tackle online advert skipping by airbrushing products into videos.
A whistleblower says Dubai's biggest gold refiner committed serious breaches of the rules designed to stop "conflict gold" from entering the supply chain.
Bradford Bulls are deducted six points by the RFL, prompting the club's proposed new owners to pull out of their takeover.
Newcastle say "player trading" is one reason for a 600% increase in profits after tax to £9.9m in the year to June 2013.
The creator of a Twitter account purportedly based on comments overheard in the lifts at Goldman Sachs is unmasked.
Britain's oil and gas industry warns that it faces its biggest challenge in 50 years due to low levels of exploration.
One of the world's biggest Bitcoin exchanges, MtGox, goes offline amid technical problems, dealing a blow to efforts for greater adoption.