19 September 2014 Last updated at 17:35

Alibaba shares surge on NY debutJack Ma waves and smiles outside the New York stock exchange in front of an Alibaba sign

Alibaba's shares open significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.

Phones 4U faciaRedundancies at Phones 4U HQ

Restructuring at the Phones 4U head office is resulting in 628 redundancies, but 887 jobs in stores will be preserved.

GlaxoSmithKline GSK fined $490m by China for bribery

China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.

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Banks lead business reaction to the Scottish referendum

For many major UK companies it is a moment of relief – now they will start thinking about the impact of major constitutional change.

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Market index Current value Trend Variation % variation
Dow Jones 17299.77 Up 33.78 0.20%
Nasdaq 4572.88 Up 10.69 0.23%
S&P 500 2011.52 Up 0.16 0.01%
FTSE 100 6837.92 Up 18.63 0.27%
Dax 9799.26 Up 1.13 0.01%
BBC Global 30 7525.66 Up 40.41 0.54%

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