The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Microsoft now needs to woo Minecraft gamers
Air France has warned that disruption will get worse as a week-long strike by its pilots continues.
Uganda's coffee farmers are looking forward to a bigger harvest of beans this year thanks to more rain
A leading Scottish business group calls for the country to unite "to drive Scotland forward", whatever the referendum result.
Mojang, the Swedish firm behind the popular video game Minecraft, is bought by Microsoft for $2.5bn (£1.5bn).
A slow recovery among nations using the euro is holding back the global economy, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.
Branson's concern over Scottish independence
The world's biggest producer of canned tuna, Thai Union Frozen Products, is buying Norwegian seafood firm King Oscar for an undisclosed sum.
Dutch brewing giant Heineken has rejected a takeover offer from SABMiller saying the proposal is "non-actionable".
Sinopec strikes a deal with 25 local and foreign investors to sell 30% of its retail arm in a deal valued at $17.5bn.
The first Android One handsets go on sale in India, offering “high quality” features and downloads at a relatively low price.
Your 60-second primer on Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant set to float on the New York Stock Exchange in one of the biggest technology listings ever.
Novo Banco, the "good bank" created from troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES) names Eduardo Stock da Cunha its new chief executive.
Singaporean businessman Kenny Yap says he aims to be the world's biggest tropical fish exporters: "I like being a big fish in a small pond," he tells the BBC.
Qian Hu Corporation is one of the biggest exporters of tropical fish in the world but its success has sometimes been an upstream struggle.
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Alex Salmond says the independence referendum is "a once in a generation opportunity" while Alistair Darling says there would be "no way back".
A bizarre spat has broken out between South Korean manufacturing giants Samsung and LG, with Samsung accusing its rival of damaging goods in German stores.
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The British bank HSBC will pay $550m (£338m) to US regulators to settle claims that it mis-sold mortgage-related bonds ahead of the financial crisis.