The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities that wouldn't otherwise exist.
Are investors calling time on tech stocks?
Key points at stake with the world's biggest free trade deal
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is fined HK$6m ($770,000) by Hong Kong regulators for failing to detect a series of unauthorised transactions by one of its traders.
Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), two of the world's leading drugmakers, strike a multi-billion-dollar deal to join forces and reshape their businesses.
How David Moyes dented Man Utd's balance sheet
McDonald's reports a fall in profit for the first three months of the year after sales in its US restaurants fell by more than expected.
Obama, Abe and a high-stakes trade deal
Peter Dawson is to step down as chief executive of the R&A, golf's governing body, in September 2015.
Small print on some car insurance policies has a higher word count than George Orwell's novel Animal Farm, a consumer website has found.
After talks with the trade unions, Bolivia's President, Evo Morales agrees to raise the minimum wage of private and public sector workers by 20%.
China's Shandong Airlines says it has placed an order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft, worth $4.6bn (£2.7bn) at list prices.
A major report into the near collapse of the Co-operative Bank will say poor oversight of the organisation sowed the seeds of its troubles.
The BBC's Jane O'Brien profiles US-Somali investor Mohamed Ali, who returns to his African homeland to help businesses to grow and prosper.
Is the UK economy mending fast enough?
Facebook's highest-ranked woman says women need to take action to create a more equal world.
Three Scottish universities become the latest organisations to quit the CBI over its stance in the Scottish independence referendum debate.
India's Supreme Court lifts a ban on iron ore mining in the western state of Goa, but caps extraction at 20m tonnes a year.
In the latest edition of our Cool Jobs series, Ashleigh Nghiem speaks to aquarist Amanda Leong.
Making work about more than just a salary