Bond giant Pimco saw its investors withdraw a record $23.5bn (£14.5bn) in funds after manager Bill Gross abruptly left the company last month.
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega resigns after less than a year in the job, as the country's economic troubles pile up.
Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers suggests.
Japan's stock markets were rattled after a trading error caused more than $600bn (£370bn) worth of orders to be made and then cancelled.
Asian markets are heading for their fifth day of losses over concerns about the US economy and weak European manufacturing data.
Thousands of customers trying to renew their car tax online are experiencing problems with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website.
Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.
Sainsbury's shares close down 7% as supermarket price wars prompt its third consecutive quarterly sales fall.
The US dollar continued its rally on Wednesday, hovering near a four-year high against major currencies, and analysts say there is more to come.
The Financial Conduct Authority tells Tesco it is under investigation following its admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
The UK's candidate to join the European Commission, Lord Hill, is summoned to a second hearing of MEPs to assess his suitability for the job.
Lloyds is offering home buyers free iPad mini tablets in an intensifying mortgage war between major banks.
Ambulance staff and other health workers in the GMB union have voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pay.
The Channel Island Stock Exchange has been fined over its role in the Arch Cru investment collapse case.
The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.
The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.
Legal changes increasing the inheritance rights of people whose spouses or civil partners die without making a will come into force.
Annual profits at payday lender Wonga have fallen by more than half, the company announces.
The annual pace of house price growth slowed to 9.4% in September in England and Wales, according to the Nationwide.
The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.
The UK manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 17 months in September as a result of the strong pound and weakness in the eurozone, a survey indicates.
Japanese large manufacturers' confidence improved in the three months to September, according to a closely-watched central bank survey.
The Featherdale Wildlife Park, a private zoo in Sydney, is thriving by offering a "hands-on" experience with its animals.
Independent shop owners in Rio de Janeiro are complaining about higher rents and crime rates, and less customers, forcing many to close, reports Donna Bowater.
Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, the co-founders of tonic water business Fever-Tree, decided to set up together upon meeting for the very first time.
Virgin Media asks Ofcom to investigate the way that the Premier League sells its TV rights, saying the present system is causing "significant consumer harm".
Every game at the Rugby World Cup is oversubscribed in at least one price category, with tickets to be allocated by ballot.
Hosting golf's Ryder Cup was a £40m free advert underlining Scotland's status as the "home of golf", tourism bosses say.
France's Big Three carmakers no longer in reverse.