The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 9 hours 34 min ago
How a woolly breed of porker was brought back from the brink
Brazil's downturn fails to put off foreign investors
How language services are turning to tech to improve
Packaging tactics run the risk of misleading shoppers about products and deals, according to consumer group Which?.
Brent crude oil price falls below $80 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as Saudi Arabia fails to confirm a cut in production.
Chelsea football club reports a record profit of £18.4m ($29m) for the year to June 2014, despite not winning any silverware.
Some of South Africa's top construction firms are being investigated for colluding on contracts in the run-up to the 2010 World Cup
Internet giant Amazon and book publisher Hachette resolve a bitter months-long royalties dispute that has delayed orders of several high-profile titles.
Warren Buffett's firm Berkshire Hathaway is set to acquire battery maker Duracell from Procter & Gamble in an unusual deal which will reduce the firm's tax bill.
Sales at Asda fall, hit by what the retailer calls 'a shockwave' in the supermarket sector, but retailer retains market share.
India and US reach a breakthrough in resolving food security, an issue which had been stalling the implementation of a global trade pact.
Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined £650,000 ($1m; €820k) by UK tax authorities for oversupplying its products to Belgium.
A report into the speed of mobile networks in cities around the UK finds 4G is over twice as fast as 3G.
Continued low interest rates and mortgage market competition have led to another fall in the number of homes repossessed in the UK, figures show.
People aged 30 and over are more likely to pack their bags and leave London, than move into the capital from elsewhere in England and Wales.
Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell was told a pipeline had reached the end of its life years before it spilled up to 500,000 barrels of oil, according to court documents seen by the BBC.
Demand for gold soars in India in the third quarter, whilst total global demand falls to its lowest level for five years.
A Fifa report clears Qatar of corruption in the 2022 World Cup bidding process but is critical of the English FA.
Events in the last week show why budget forecasting is so hard
Children as young as four could have the chance to join savings clubs in an attempt to prevent them getting into debt later in life.