Apple reports third-quarter earnings of $8.47bn (£5.24bn), beating analysts' expectations, helped by sales of its new iPhone models.
The Bank of England has launched an official probe after an automated system that transfers billions of pounds between banks was suspended for much of the day delaying house movers.
The housing market is "sitting on a plateau", a lenders' group has said, despite renewed competition between providers on mortgage rates.
Five of the UK's biggest price comparison sites are accused of "hiding" the best energy deals from consumers by one of their rivals
Banks may have to cut pay to reflect lower industry returns since the financial crisis, a senior Bank of England executive has warned.
Ed Balls says owners of properties worth between £2m and £3m will pay an extra £250 a month in "mansion tax" under a future Labour government - with higher rates for higher value homes.
IBM is paying $1.5bn to offload its loss-making chip manufacturing division to Abu Dhabi owned GlobalFoundries as it announces a 17% profits fall.
Hundreds of people are searching for their money after transferring frozen pensions.
RWE npower, the owner of Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire, says half of the site will remain out of action indefinitely after a fire.
The UK economy will grow by 2.4% next year, well below the 3.1% growth expected this year, forecasting group EY Item Club says.
Shares in sportswear giant Adidas jump 6% after a report says that a group of investors is considering a bid for the company's Reebok brand.
The FTSE 100 sees more falls, dropping nearly 1%, with shares in oil firms being hit by the recent decline in the price of crude.
Greene King raises its offer for Spirit Pub Company, the owner of the Chef & Brewer chain, which indicates it will accept the bid if other details can be worked out.
Russians put a brave face on the ban on Western food, but some businesses are suffering, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.
A New York Times columnist argues the US and Saudi Arabia are using lower oil prices to advance their foreign policy goals.
The UK risks being "permanently divided" between rich and poor unless more is done to boost social mobility, says Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar.
Male and female civil servants will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to announce.
Citizens Advice is to provide free face-to-face guidance following the government's announcement of new pension rules.
The Russian rouble weakens further against the dollar after Moody's downgrades its credit rating, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.
The German government must increase investment to improve competitiveness, says finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
Interest rates should remain low to avoid long-term economic stagnation, says the chief economist at the Bank of England.
Huang Nubo, the founder of property and leisure giant Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains his unique approach to business.
As Ethiopia's economy continues to expand, business is growing strongly for coffee shops in the capital Addis Ababa.
Marcos Galperin is the Argentine who set up MercadoLibre, the Latin American equivalent of ecommerce and auction website eBay.
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.
The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.
Former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway says NFL players would cope with playing regularly in London.
House movers, including Aidan Myles from Chorlton, faced delays after the Bank of England stopped an automated system that transfers billions of pounds between banks for much of the day.
Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo officially starts in the top job today, but pushing through his reform programme won't be easy.
A public awareness campaign is being launched to highlight the carrier-bag charge which has come into force in Scotland.