The UK's economy grew at a faster pace than initially estimated last year, revised official figures show.
Kingfisher, the owner of DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is to close about 60 B&Q stores in UK and Ireland over the next two years.
The Conservatives, Labour and Lib Dems make pledges on employment, taxation and mental health while being pressed for more details on planned cuts and tax rises.
Car maker Honda announces it is to invest £200m in its UK plant - a year after it cut hundreds of jobs due to falling sales.
Italian online fashion retailer Yoox agrees an all-share merger deal London-based rival Net-a-Porter.
Two former US agents are charged with stealing digital currency that came into their possession during an investigation into the notorious marketplace.
Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies says profits jumped a third last year, boosted by strong performances in all its businesses.
Despite the volatility in its Asian business, the world's largest spirits maker, Diageo, says 50% of its products' sales growth will come from the region.
Shares in Kingfisher lead the FTSE 100 higher after it announces plans to close about 60 B&Q stores over the next two years.
Australia's Macquarie Group is reportedly planning to cut nearly half of its investment banking jobs in Asia following a slump in deals.
Asian shares head higher on Tuesday following a rally on Wall Street and measures by China to boost its economy.
The UK's banking industry will have to prove it can endure a global economic slump in this year's Bank of England stress tests.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment have re-launched the music subscription service Tidal, which they claim will change musical history.
The Queen faces industrial action from staff at Windsor Castle as they are balloted in a dispute over pay.
The boss of the world's biggest distiller Diageo, Ivan Menezes, says he's optimistic about China, despite the country's anti- extravagance campaign.
Japan has one of the lowest levels of entrepreneurship in the developed world, many people still aspire to work as an employee of a big corporation.
To reinforce Labour's business message the party took out a full-page advertisement in the Financial Times, but at least one company has objected to its comments being used for political purposes.
Ed Miliband says that the business world in the UK is in a "sea of insecurity", exacerbated by concerns over future EU membership.
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Jenny Shipley explains why the country was the first western nation to support China's plan for a new development bank.
A jury finds that a Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate against a female employee.
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Italian online fashion retailer Yoox says it is in merger talks with London-based rival Net-a-Porter.
Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis calls for an end to the "toxic blame game" between Greece and Germany.