The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 47 min 24 sec ago
New internet law causes controversy following NSA leaks
How voice biometrics and big data analytics mean the sound of your own voice could be the best weapon for frustrating a fraud attempt.
How women are calling the shots at some of India's top banks
How your CV and online profile are key to your job prospects
Young Europeans head to Australia in search of work
Prime Minister David Cameron will lead a trade delegation to China next month, he tells an audience in the City of London.
A second company controlled by the Brazilian former billionaire Eike Batista files for bankruptcy protection.
Police are investigating whether former owner Craig Whyte is still involved at Rangers.
UK-listed drug company Shire agrees to buy the US's ViroPharma - a rare disease biopharmaceutical firm - for about $4.2bn (£2.6bn).
Flybe, the Exeter-based airline, announces plans to cut 500 jobs, despite reporting a return to profit.
Shares in BSkyB dive 10% after it loses the rights to broadcast live Champions League and Europa League football matches to rival BT Sport.
PepsiCo, the US food and drinks giant behind the Pepsi-Cola, Walkers Crisps and Tropicana brands, is to invest $5.5bn (£3.4bn) in India by 2020.
China gives Zimbabwe a $319m (£199m) loan to ease electricity shortages by expanding its Kariba hydropower station, Zimbabwe's finance minister says.
Derbyshire County Cricket Club bids for funding for a £3.65m ground redevelopment, with a view to hosting a 2019 World Cup game.
One experience of China's Single's Day spending boom
Taiwan's Pegatron Corporation reports lower-than-expected third quarter profits amid reports of slowing orders for iPhone 5C.
Australia's big cities are a popular destination for young people from European countries like Spain, Greece and Ireland trying to get away from the massive youth unemployment crisis.
The EU and US have started a second round of negotiations towards creating the world's biggest free-trade deal.
China's leaders are hoping to boost the country's capacity for innovation. Lucy Williamson reports from Beijing.
Millions of Chinese consumers logged on at midnight on Sunday in the hope of grabbing a bargain on what has become known as Cyber Monday. Juliana Liu reports reports from Hong Kong.