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Argentina defies US court in debt row

Thu, 2014-09-11 15:57
Argentina's Congress passes a bill designed to defy a US court ruling that pushed the country into default in July

RBS confirms 'Yes' vote London move

Thu, 2014-09-11 13:04
RBS confirms it will relocate its registered headquarters to London if Scotland votes for independence next week, but says it has no intention to move jobs or operations.

RadioShack in bankruptcy warning

Thu, 2014-09-11 12:12
US electronics retailer RadioShack says that it is in talks to restructure the firm but warns that if an investment is not secured soon, it could be forced to declare bankruptcy.

Scotland's financial sector in numbers

Thu, 2014-09-11 11:24
How important is the financial sector to Scotland's economy?

Spurs owners deny takeover rumours

Thu, 2014-09-11 11:13
Tottenham Hotspur's owners deny press speculation of a takeover amid delays over the construction of their new stadium.

ENI boss investigated for corruption

Thu, 2014-09-11 10:30
The chief executive of the Italian oil and natural gas company ENI is under investigation over possible international corruption charges.

Russia reduces gas exports to Poland

Thu, 2014-09-11 07:01
Russia's gas supplies to Poland have dropped by 45%, Poland's state gas firm PGNiG says, amid tensions over Ukraine.

Mastercard fees 'anti-competitive'

Thu, 2014-09-11 06:47
The European Court of Justice upholds a ruling that fees charged by Mastercard were too high and anti-competitive.

Ayre ways boost Liverpool sales

Thu, 2014-09-11 06:06
How Liverpool FC’s attention to detail pays off

China's inflation below target

Thu, 2014-09-11 00:49
China's consumer inflation rate rises 2% in August from a year earlier, below the government's target of 3.5% and marking a four-month low.

Australia's Myer reports losses

Wed, 2014-09-10 22:44
Australia's largest department store group, Myer, reports a fall in its annual profits for the fourth consecutive year.

The Nigerian female oil executives

Wed, 2014-09-10 19:29
The women ending male dominance of Nigeria's oil industry

Picking the best business location

Wed, 2014-09-10 19:16
Choosing where to locate your business is a vital decision for any new start-up, as business reporter Perry King reports from Canada.

VIDEO: What are Scotland's currency options?

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:55
The question of which currency an independent Scotland would use has dominated the campaign. Newsnight's economics correspondent Duncan Weldon investigates the options.

Google worker lived a year on campus

Wed, 2014-09-10 13:57
Three Google workers recall living for months at a time at the firm's headquarters in California taking advantage of the perks it offers.

Santander names Ana Botin as chair

Wed, 2014-09-10 12:42
Ana Botin is appointed the new chair of the Spanish banking giant Santander, following the death of her father, Emilio Botin.

Man United predicts fall in profit

Wed, 2014-09-10 10:16
Manchester United predicts profit and revenue to fall as a result of its failure to qualify for Champions League.

UK and France get powerful EU jobs

Wed, 2014-09-10 09:53
The UK and France get powerful jobs in the new European Commission, overseeing financial services and economic policy respectively.

Microsoft is 'set to buy Minecraft'

Wed, 2014-09-10 09:02
Reports suggest that the Swedish studio behind video game blockbuster Minecraft is on the verge of being acquired by Microsoft.

Call for new way to fix debt crises

Wed, 2014-09-10 08:28
The UN's general assembly has called for a new international system to help countries resolve debt crises