The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Bankers need to recognise their social responsibility, and see their profession as a vocation, says the governor of the Bank of England.
Music-streaming service Spotify becomes the latest high-profile technology company to be hit by a security breach.
LG unveils the first smartphone to use a laser beam to help it focus in dim light conditions and to lock onto fast-moving objects.
The National Crime Agency contacts the SFA regarding a match-fixing threat over Scotland's game with Nigeria.
Growth in US house prices slows down, as bank lending standards tighten and student loan debt discourages buyers.
A group of oil workers have escaped a tornado, moments before it struck their camp in North Dakota, in the US.
Banking reforms aimed at preventing another financial crisis have failed to make sufficient progress, the head of the IMF has warned.
Lloyds announces plans to float a 25% stake in its TSB business on the stock market, with small investors being offered free shares in the bank.
South Africa's economy shrank by 0.6% in the first three months of the year, the worst quarterly performance in five years, official data shows.
The number of mortgages being approved by High Street banks fell in April for the third month running, according to the British Bankers' Association.
Rio Tinto, Chinalco and the International Finance Corporation sign a $20bn deal to develop Guinea's iron ore deposits.