Labour urges the government to ensure people taking advantage of new pension freedoms next April are not ripped off by financial firms.
A cut in interest rates in China and comments from Europe's Central Bank chief spur US markets on to fresh highs
State-backed bank Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) says a data error means it only just passed a European stress test of its balance sheet.
Aviva and Friends Life are in talks about a possible £5.6bn merger deal, the two insurance companies have said.
Government borrowing fell to £7.7bn in October, official figures show, down £0.2bn from a year earlier.
American airline Delta replaces its old Boeing planes in a $14bn order for 50 Airbus wide-body jets powered by Rolls Royce engines
James Dyson tells the BBC it's important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a £1bn investment in research and development.
HSBC's Swiss-based private banking arm confirms it has been placed under formal investigation in France, days after being accused of tax fraud by Belgium authorities.
Taxpayers will have longer to appeal before HM Revenue and Customs can raid their bank accounts for unpaid taxes, under revised plans released by the Treasury.
Malaysia plans to end petrol and diesel subsidies from December in an attempt to save billions of dollars and reduce its fiscal deficit.
The chief executive of renowned auction house Sotheby's, William Ruprecht, is stepping down after 14 years at the helm.
News of an interest rate cut in China sends shares in mining companies higher, boosting the FTSE 100.
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