06:00 Joe Miller, Business Reporter
Good morning. At an emergency summit today, David Cameron and other EU leaders will be under pressure to introduce punitive sanctions against Russia as the crisis in Crimea continues. In the US, Republicans are urging President Obama to seek sanctions too.
06:01 Rebecca Marston, Business reporter, BBC News
Hello from the other half of the Business Live team. On the domestic front, rules on peer-to-peer lending - or crowdfunding - will be introduced for the first time later. Oh, and the Bank of England will give its interest rate decision, no move expected by almost anyone. Get in touch with us on email@example.com or @bbcbusiness.
06:08 SHELL SAYS STAY
The chief executive of the oil giant Shell has said he would like Scotland to "remain part of the UK". Ben van Beurden said he valued the "stability and certainty" the UK offers his business as a country within the EU.
06:19 BITCOIN DEATH
The American chief executive of First Meta, a virtual currency exchange based in Singapore, has been found dead at her home, police say. Autumn Radtke, 28, had worked with Silicon Valley firms before moving to the country. The cause of death is, as yet, unconfirmed.
06:30 CROWDFUNDING Radio 5 live
Wake up to Money is hearing from the founder of a peer-to-peer lender - a website that puts together lenders and borrowers - on the day the first rules governing the sector will be announced. James Meekings, co-founder of Funding Circle tells Mickey and Adam he's been lobbying for regulation
06:35 TELEKOM CALLS AMERICA
German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom reportes net loss of 752m euros for the last quarter of 2013. The cost of merging MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA hit the company, but it also gives them 40% more customers in America.
06:44 ABU DHABI DELAYS
Dense fog in the United Arab Emirates has brought Abu Dhabi airport to a standstill. Etihad Airways says all flights into the international airport are being diverted to other hubs in the region, because of a technical failure. Delays to departing flights are expected for the rest of Thursday. Check your flight status here.
06:55 SHADOW BANKING Radio 4
The BBC's chief business correspondent Linda Yueh is on the Today programme, taking a good look into China's shadow banking sector - one that has boomed in recent years - although no-one knows how big it is. She says one reason it has mushroomed is because the state-owned banks offer meagre interest rates.
07:03 SHADOW BANKING
For more information on what shadow banking actually is, see this Bloomberg explainer, which sums it up rather well. Basically, the term refers to activities that "flourish outside the regular banking system and often beyond the control of regulators and monetary policy".
07:11 INVESTMENT Radio 5 live
Legal and General has been talking to Adam Parsons on Wake up to Money, expanding on its statement yesterday that it would like to invest more in the UK. Nigel Wilson, chief executive said: "Its a difficult position where everyone is really unsure about the future. What's going to happen in 2015 if the Labour Party gets in? What will happen to energy and housing policy?"