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.
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.
Oil firms BP and GDF Suez announce they have discovered a new field in the UK Central North Sea.
Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit.
UK retail sales fall 0.3% September, adding to signs that the economic recovery may be losing steam.
Mortgage activity dropped in September compared with a year ago signalling a UK housing market that is "continuing to cool", banks have said.
A new tax on foreign heavy goods lorries coming to the UK could rake in twice as much as the government expected, new figures suggest.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index falls 0.79% in Thursday morning trading, dragged down by a big fall in Tesco's share price.
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.
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.
The fate of people turned down for payday loans owing to stricter regulations on the industry has prompted polarised debate.
UK car insurance premiums have risen for the first time in more than two years, with further rises predicted.
Most benefit claimants will have transferred onto the government's universal credit scheme by the end of 2018, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith predicts.
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.
Japan's trade deficit edges higher in September despite exports growing at their fastest pace in seven months.
The pound falls after Bank of England policy makers find "insufficient evidence" of inflationary pressure to justify a rate rise.
How Mark Pearson, the boss of discount offers website My Voucher Codes, set up the business and became a self-made multi-millionaire.
Huang Nubo, the founder of property and leisure giant Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains his unique approach to business.
As Ethiopia's economy continues to expand, business is growing strongly for coffee shops in the capital Addis Ababa.
India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.
The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.
As the ranks of Asia's wealthy have swelled, philanthropic giving has increased. Rico Hizon speaks to Christina Tung from UBS about the future of giving in Asia.
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study has concluded.