Royal Mail's share price falls as it warns of lower revenues from its parcels business, but says it should still be able to meet its targets for the year.
Up to 5,000 new complaints a week about payment protection insurance (PPI) are making their way to the financial ombudsman, but the numbers are falling.
UK property sales in June hit their joint highest monthly total since the financial crisis began, figures show, but sales among young adults are low.
German discount retailer Lidl, which has around 600 UK stores, publishes the amount of tax it pays in the UK for the first time.
The government borrowed more than expected in June, and has failed to reduce public sector borrowing since the beginning of the fiscal year, official figures show.
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.
Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.
Chancellor George Osborne will announce £18m of funding for business projects he says could help create 30,000 jobs in the Glasgow area.
The FTSE 100 rises, with shares in chip designer Arm Holdings up more than 3% after it reports an increase in second quarter profits.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.
Remploy, which once ran factories employing disabled people, is to be privatised, the government announces.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) launches a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the foreign exchange market.
Tesco says chief executive Philip Clarke expresses his 'enormous relief' over leaving the company.
Savers will receive free independent guidance as part of a move to give unfettered access to their pension funds from next year, the government says.
Seoul is planning to ban mobile phone ride-sharing app Uber just as the company aims to accelerate its expansion in Asia.
Airbnb's new logo has been criticised and mocked by social media users, although others have praised the rebrand.
A French judge rules against a blogger whose restaurant review is deemed too prominent in Google search results.
There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.
Nationwide Building Society says the technical problems that hit its online banking services have been resolved.
Markets watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended a full competition inquiry into banks.
The UK economy will grow faster in 2014 than any other G7 state, while low wage rises will keep interest rates at 0.5% until next year, says a report.
IMF head Christine Lagarde warns that financial markets maybe a little too upbeat given high levels of unemployment and debt in European economies.
The US and EU bolster sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, prompting an angry reaction from Vladimir Putin.
The dos and don'ts of pitching for business investment, what venture capitalists look for, and what they run from.
With the world's population getting older, the BBC's Jane O'Brien meets some of the growing number of entrepreneurs targeting the "silver dollar" - elderly customers.
Chuck Runyon, the boss of fast-growing US gym chain Anytime Fitness, explains why more than 2,000 people have been inspired to get tattoos of the company's logo.
Real Madrid has topped an annual Forbes list of the world's most valuable sports teams.
Ray Whelan, the British boss of a World Cup hospitality firm, surrenders to a Brazilian judge amid a probe into alleged illegal ticket sales.
Adidas will pay £75m a season to make Manchester United's kit for the next 10 years, after Nike ended its 13-year partnership.