The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Minutes of the US Federal Reserve's July meeting show few clues about the central bank's timeline for ending its expansionary policies.
The death of an intern working for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London has sparked a debate over working hours and conditions for young people.
EU commissioner Olli Rehn declines to rule out another Greece bailout, but says there are other options to keep the existing aid programme going.
Manufacturers in the UK are enjoying the strongest rebound in two years, according to a survey by the CBI, with momentum expected to continue.
The British Virgin Islands begins talks with US authorities over compliance with a law designed to crack down on offshore tax evasion.
The sharp decline in production of oil and gas from under British waters is "worrying" industry leaders.
Poor weather in Europe and the US contributes to a fall in profits at Heineken, the world's third-largest brewer.
Lloyds Banking Group sells off some £500m in assets, including German life insurer Heidelberger Leben, as it seeks to meet tougher regulatory requirements.
India's central bank says it will inject 80bn rupees ($1.3bn; £750m) into the country's banking system by buying long-term government bonds.
Brazil's tourism board asks football governing body Fifa and hotel operators to try to bring down "stratospheric" hotel prices during the World Cup.
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Eastman Kodak gains court approval to come out of bankruptcy as a much smaller digital imaging company.
PlayStation reveals the PS4 will go on sale in North America on 15 November and Europe on 29 November - Microsoft has yet to be as specific.
Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says for the first time that Greece will need another bailout to plug a forthcoming funding gap.
Charles Green agrees to stand down as a consultant at Rangers and sell his shareholding in the Ibrox club.
Al Jazeera America launches to 48 million US households, replacing Current TV, which the Qatar-owned broadcaster acquired in January.
Best Buy reports better-than-expected earnings amid a difficult retail environment that has hurt other US chains JC Penney and Barnes & Noble.