The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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How worrying is India's current account deficit?
What does the future hold for Cyprus?
The BBC visited neighbouring towns in New York and Pennsylvania - all rich in natural gas but divided over the wisdom of the extraction process known as 'fracking'.
New York's Dow Jones share index sets a new all-time high, as does the broader based S&P 500 index.
Xstrata and Glencore once again push back the date for when they expect to complete their merger, after Chinese concerns.
The SFA meet with the country's two main league bodies in a bid to force a breakthrough in league restructuring.
The rate of unemployment in the eurozone reaches a record high of 12%, with youth unemployment rising sharply, official figures show.
New orders at US factories rose in February from January mainly due to a jump in demand for commercial aircraft.
The UK is likely to avoid another recession thanks to a recovering services sector, a business group says, but concerns over manufacturing remain.
Cypriot Finance Minister Michalis Sarris resigns after completing talks on a controversial bailout deal.
The number of mortgage approvals in the UK fell to a five-month low in February, according to the Bank of England.
Was it a mistake or the right thing to do?
The BBC's Jane Little explains what the impact of the Californian city going bankrupt will have on residents.
The Indian economy is facing its sharpest slowdown in recent years - with the country's growing trade deficit a key concern.
The rate of unemployment in the eurozone hit 12% in February - a record high, according to official figures.
Some 15,000 customers with funds in the UK arm of Cypriot bank Laiki will escape a levy on their accounts, which will be moved to Bank of Cyprus in the UK.
A site which allowed users to sell on their unwanted digital music was in breach of copyright, a US judge rules.
The arrival of digital television and changes to the laws governing broadcasting are set to have big impact on India's media and entertainment players.
Domestic workers in India often work long hours for several employers, but they are not recognised under the country's labour laws.