The prime minister is to tell business leaders that the UK is "an economy of opportunity" which supports one million Scottish jobs.
IMF head Christine Lagarde says she has been placed under formal investigation for negligence in a French fraud case but has not been charged.
McDonald's says it will appeal against a court ruling in Moscow ordering the closure for 90 days of four of its Russian outlets.
Australia's national flag carrier Qantas reports a net loss of A$2.8bn for the year ending in June - its biggest ever financial loss.
The number of people looking for work in France rises 0.8% in July, confirming a trend of high unemployment and slow growth.
HP is asking the owners of more than six million power cables to send back the cords to avoid the risk of being burnt by the kit.
Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £14.5m by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to ensure that it gave suitable mortgage advice to customers.
Low inflation in the price of groceries has led to growth in supermarket sales hitting a 10-year low, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel.
Retailers are missing out on income from spending by disabled people owing to a lack of accessibility at stores, the government says.
Profits at Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba have nearly tripled, latest filings reveal, ahead of the firm's planned US stock market debut later this year.
A letter signed by 130 firms says the business case for independence “has not been made”.
The mobile messaging app Snapchat has been valued at $10bn, according to reports, putting it in the same league as start-ups such as Dropbox and AirBnB.
Budget airline Ryanair has confirmed that it plans to bid for the Cypriot national airline, Cyprus Airways, which is up for sale.
The German government announced proposals to tackle alleged abuses of the benefits system by migrants from elsewhere in the European Union.
Estate agent Foxtons reports a big rise in half-year profits, but warns that it expects business to slow down in the second half of the year.
US defence giant Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage multi-billion dollar satellites.
Shares in online fashion retailer Asos jump by 14% after reports that the company could be a takeover target for a US company.
Hundreds - possibly thousands - of students across the UK are falling victim to an expensive mobile phone scam, according to police.
Data gathered by donation site JustGiving has revealed what it says is the UK's most generous town, based on donations to its website.
High Street banks have reported a rise in savings deposits in July following the launch of New Individual Savings Account rules.
Bus services outside London need better regulation and competition, a centre-left think tank says.
The most desirable areas in which to live across England, Scotland and Wales are revealed by Royal Mail.
South Africa avoids falling into recession after second-quarter GDP figures show the economy grew by 0.6% during the April-to-June period.
The annual pace of US house price growth slowed in June, a survey indicates, continuing a long-term decrease in the rate of growth.
Service sector business growth slowed in the three months to August, a CBI survey indicates, although it says firms are planning "robust" investment.
Hassan Sadpara is a mountaineering hero but has found it difficult to turn his climbing success into a successful business.
As an increasing amounts of travellers visit Myanmar, a growing number of young entrepreneurs are setting up tourism sector companies.
Markus Frind, the entrepreneur behind the world's biggest dating site, has been so successful that he claims his company has helped to create more than one million babies.
England's top female rugby players will be paid for the first time as the Women's Sevens squad turns professional.
Aston Villa name Tom Fox as the Premier League club's new chief executive, replacing Paul Faulkner, who left in July.