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Interest rates should remain low to avoid long-term economic stagnation, says the chief economist at the Bank of England.
US shares open sharply higher in Friday trading in a partial recovery from the week's losses.
Global stock markets stage a partial recovery after a week of precipitous falls and volatility.
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen warns about rising inequality in the US, saying she was 'greatly concerned' about the trend.
The BBC's Andrew Walker unpicks some striking disclosures about divisions within European Central Bank over rescuing Cyprus's bank sector.
Shares in engineering firm Rolls-Royce fall 11.5% after the company warns of falling revenues as trade sanctions against Russia begin to bite.
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.
US investment bank Morgan Stanley reports an 87% jump in profits to $1.65bn (£1bn) in the three months to the end of September.
Can Huawei be China's first global brand?
US shares crept lower on Thursday, tracking big losses on European and Asian stock markets
Where did it all go wrong for Europe's biggest economy?
Virgin Money delays its planned October stock market flotation until investor sentiment improves.
Russians put a brave face on the ban on Western food, but some businesses are suffering, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.
The prospect of an interest rate rise before the general election has receded sharply.
Shares in luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo rise on their London market debut after stepping out at the lower end of their pricing range.
Asian shares were mixed in trading on Friday after better-than expected economic data out of the US eased global growth fears.
Virgin Australia will buyout loss-making budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1 (£0.54), the airline said on Friday.
As oil prices fall, who will be the winners and losers?
The world's fastest ambulance, the world's speediest border, a fully functional mobile courtroom - the UAE's smart government technology on show at Gitex.
The world's fastest ambulance has been revealed at the Gitex technology show in Dubai.