Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
UK retail sales fall 0.3% September, adding to signs that the economic recovery may be losing steam.
Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit.
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.
Mortgage activity dropped in September compared with a year ago signalling a UK housing market that is "continuing to cool", banks have said.
Thousands of people who move jobs regularly will no longer be pushed into cashing in or moving their workplace pension, under government plans.
Annual profits at Debenhams have fallen 24.8%, reflecting the impact on sales of last year's warm winter weather.
UK car manufacturing in the first nine months of the year hit a six-year high, despite a dip in production last month.
Shares in Foxtons plunge 15% after the estate agent warns that the London's property market is cooling.
KPMG and financial regulators have been criticised in a report by MPs into Co-op Bank's failed bid to buy 632 Lloyds branches last year.
The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.
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