3:32 pm (2 hours ago)
Retailers including John Lewis and Currys head for record online sales as frenzied shopping swamps websites.
12:02 pm (6 hours ago)
Crude oil prices hit a four-year low in the wake of the decision of the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output.
5:11 pm (36 minutes ago)
Black Friday is less intense this year in the US after many stores opened earlier on Thursday.
10:58 am (7 hours ago)
The UK housing market is continuing to slow, Nationwide says, with annual house price inflation falling to 8.5% in November.
10:56 am (7 hours ago)
The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3%, suggesting that deflation remains a threat for the 18-nation bloc.
Yesterday 8:55 pm (21 hours ago)
The BBC has learned one of the Tesco executives suspended by the company over the £260m profit misstatement has left the company.
5:17 pm (30 minutes ago)
Shares in energy stocks fall further as investors continue to react to the sharp fall in oil prices following Thursday's Opec meeting.
2:40 pm (3 hours ago)
India's economy grew by 5.3% in the July-to-September period from a year earlier, down from a rate of 5.7% in the previous quarter.
12:04 am (18 hours ago)
A report from the UK parliament says Facebook, Twitter and other social networking firms need to make their terms and conditions clearer.
8:16 am (10 hours ago)
Regulator Ofgem imposes record £28m penalty on power generator Drax, while InterGen faces an £11m payout, for missing energy saving obligations
9:35 am (8 hours ago)
Japan's Nikkei closes at its highest level for two weeks, with exporters boosted by a weaker yen and airline shares helped by falling oil prices.
Yesterday, 12:53 pm
More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in the UK are contaminated with the Campylobacter bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reveals.
Yesterday, 4:23 pm
Germany's unemployment rate has hit a record low of 6.6%, but falling inflation has raised eurozone deflation fears.
Yesterday, 5:10 pm
The High Court bans a further 53 piracy sites, more than doubling the number that the UK's leading net providers must block.
Yesterday, 12:15 pm
A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.
Yesterday, 5:11 pm
The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.
Yesterday, 7:55 am
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.
5:11 pm (37 minutes ago)
Police are called to supermarkets across the UK amid crowd surges as people hunt for "Black Friday" offers.
Wednesday, 4:32 pm
About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.
Tuesday, 12:09 pm
The number of mortgages being granted by Britain's banks falls by 16% over the last year, according to banking industry body, the BBA.
Yesterday, 5:00 pm
The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.
Yesterday, 12:00 am
The UK would face "severe economic consequences" if there was a significant disruption to the supply of electricity, says the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Yesterday, 5:21 am
Growth in the Philippine economy slowed sharply in the third quarter due to weaker growth in all sectors, the government announces.
Tuesday, 12:02 am
An entrepreneur who turned his back on banking to set up a shoemaking company shares his tips for success as part of the African Dream series.
Monday, 12:14 am
Edwina Dunn looks back on how she and her husband helped Tesco launch its Clubcard, and change how many of us do our shopping.
Wednesday, November 19th, 7:51 pm
How McDonald's, a beefburger company, penetrated and grew a business across India.
Wednesday, 6:24 am
Owner Ann Budge says leaving Tynecastle Stadium could be the most cost-effective long-term solution for Hearts.
Tuesday, 5:08 pm
A report examining the "evidence base" for policymaking suggests big sporting events have little or no direct economic benefit - and challenges other assumptions about teaching and police.
Wednesday, 12:00 am
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.
2:39 pm (3 hours ago)
There are calls on the government to do more to help the return of Tunisians who travelled to Iraq and Syria to fight with extremist groups.
1:49 pm (4 hours ago)
The BBC's Matthew Davies takes a look at the winners and the losers in this low-price environment.
1:47 pm (4 hours ago)
Residents of Cotonou - the economic capital of Benin - are hoping the addition of street names and house numbers will help improve the economy.
8:50 am (9 hours ago)
Black Friday has long been the most important day of the year for the US retail sector.
5:20 am (12 hours ago)
India's third quarter GDP figures are due out on Friday - and could indicate whether the prime minister's recent reforms are bearing fruit.
12:56 am (17 hours ago)
Oil exporting nations agreed to keep pumping oil at its current levels - a move that sparked new falls in the price of oil. What will be the effect in Asia?
12:51 am (17 hours ago)
Malaysia Airlines' third quarter earnings are due later on Friday - the last before it is taken over by a state investment fund.
Yesterday, 5:07 pm
BBC News looks at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and its challenges, amid a slump in global crude oil prices.
12:10 am (18 hours ago)
The seven best metaphors for the economy
12:16 am (18 hours ago)
Finding bounty in the depths of Davy Jones's locker
Yesterday, 12:14 am
Boxing Day sales come early to the UK?
12:13 am (18 hours ago)
Wal-Mart workers revolt against US shopping day
12:07 am (18 hours ago)
New ways to stop your smartphone running out of battery
Yesterday, 3:28 am
Last year's flood victims struggle with soaring insurance bills
Yesterday, 2:28 am
Whatever happened to the Brics economies?
Yesterday, 12:19 am
How sanctions against Russia are hitting UK businesses
Yesterday, 12:16 am
Transylvania's castle owners sink their teeth into business