The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 30 min 29 sec ago
The BBC's Tokyo correspondent explains Japan's massive trade deficit with the aid of "three easy graphs".
The Turkish central bank calls an emergency meeting of its monetary policy committee for Tuesday following a sharp fall in the value of the lira.
Asian stocks fall as investors worry that a scaling back of US economic stimulus policies could hurt growth in emerging markets.
Developers recall creating Steve Jobs' all-in-one computer
Japanese electronic giant Sony's credit rating is cut to junk status by ratings agency Moody's.
Peston: Labour's changing attitude to high earners and business
Tennis technology has progressed so far that the sport's governing body has moved to regulate new data devices.
Sam Warburton's WRU central contract leaves players in a very difficult place says former Wales international Martyn Williams.
Google and Samsung sign a global patent cross-licensing agreement aimed at "reducing the potential for litigation" and enhancing innovation.
Google buys UK start-up DeepMind for a reported $400m (£242m), making the artificial intelligence firm its largest European acquisition so far.
Japan reports a record annual trade deficit, up 65% on the previous year, after the weak yen pushed up the cost of energy imports.
The president of the Asian Development Bank says he expects Asia to experience "robust" economic growth this year.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking to strengthen economic and political ties with India on a three-day trip to the country.
A profile of Carl Waldekranz, the young boss of Swedish website building firm Tictail, and how he hopes to transform e-commerce.
Taking traditional British umbrellas to the world
Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden alleges that the National Security Agency (NSA) engaged in industrial espionage, in an interview with German TV.
The World Bank is to give $2bn in loans to Burma to help the country improve energy, healthcare, and other facilities, its president announces.
Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo arrest dozens of people after a peaceful demonstration against the football World Cup.
Tata Motors' managing director Karl Slym has died in Bangkok where he was attending a board meeting, the company announces.
Yogita Limaye reports on India's growing taste for "exotic" vegetables like broccoli, leeks and cabbage.