The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 39 min 39 sec ago
The US Federal Reserve rejects plans by Citigroup to buy back shares and boost dividends for shareholders.
China signs a deal to buy 70 planes from the Europe's Airbus, reviving an order that has been on hold due an EU tax dispute.
Ukraine's interim government says it will raise gas prices for domestic consumers by 50% in an effort to secure an IMF aid package.
SB.TV founder and multi-millionaire Jamal Edwards talks to School Reporters from the Paddington Academy about his business success.
The government sells a second block of its shares in Lloyds Banking Group overnight raising £4.2bn - prompting a 5% fall in the share price.
Facebook announces it will buy Oculus VR, a Californian company specialising in virtual reality products, for around $2bn (£1.2bn).
China's caps on exports of rare earth elements break global trade rules, the World Trade Organization rules.
Shares in King Digital, the games developer behind Candy Crush Saga, fall as much as 15% on their debut at the New York Stock Exchange.
Linda Yueh has been granted rare access to a lab where mobile phones are put through various stress tests to check they meet quality standards.
A "culture change" has taken place at top UK companies, with more women getting boardroom positions, a report says.
The Bank of England and the People's Bank of China agree a plan to make London a hub for Chinese currency clearing and settlement.
Rupert Murdoch appoints his two sons, Lachlan and James, to top roles within News Corporation and 21st Century Fox.
Telecoms company ZTE makes a net profit of 1.36bn yuan (£133m) in 2013 due to 4G product development and partnerships with international operators, the Chinese company says.
Standard Life shares jump as the Edinburgh-based pensions and insurance firm buys fund manager Ignis Asset Management for £390m.
Jobseekers in Florida and Virginia talk to the BBC about whether they regard being out of work as a personal failing.
BP's biggest refinery in the US spills crude oil into Lake Michigan after a malfunction but regulators say the leak has been contained.
Is Shenzhen the new Silicon Valley?
US chipmaker Intel steps up its investment in wearable technology with the acquisition of Basis Science, a firm known for its health tracking services and devices.
Another tech firm, another multi-billion dollar valuation.
Organisers of the opening stages of the Tour de France confirm the locations of 17 free spectator hubs for the UK legs of the cycling race.