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India's job creation conundrum
India's growth rate has dropped to its lowest rate in 6 years.
Update: A disappointing day for US stocks
US markets had a disappointing day; we hear from Peter Jankovskis at Oakbrook Investments
US Opioid Legal Battle Heats Up
In the US, big pharmaceutical companies are on trial
Chile rocked by protests
At least eleven people have died in protests in Chile sparked by a rise in metro fares.
Update: Oil tanker transport costs rise
The cost of chartering a supertanker surges and Cuba's banks accept foreign currency.
The high cost of rent for students
Is the best education only available to the wealthy?
Brexit bill 'in limbo' as MPs reject timetable
MPs backed the Withdrawal Agreement Bill - but minutes later voted against the timetable.
China's surveillance boom
Chinese firms sell 40% of global surveillance equipment, so we look at the implications
Chinese firms sell 40% of global surveillance equipment, so we look at the implications.
What's next for Brexit?
We take stock of Brexit as the UK waits to hear whether the EU will grant an extension.
Diwali and the business of fireworks
We ask if growing environmental concerns might cause the fireworks industry to fizzle out
Update: Facebook launches its own news feed
Facebook has revealed a new news tab that it says will help promote journalism
Argentina elects a new president
Alberto Fernandez beats Mauricio Macri to become Argentina's new leader
Update: Virgin Galactic launches on New York Stock Exchange
Virgin Galactic, the space venture backed by Sir Richard Branson, has listed shares
What makes an eco home?
We hear what makes an eco-home, and find out why properties miss the energy saving mark.
Update: Boeing CEO appears before the US Senate
Finding new global markets for sport
In an highly competitive world, we ask how sports can expand to develop in new markets.
Update: California fires threaten Reagan library
A new blaze near Los Angeles is getting close to the library in Simi Valley.
The rise of Alibaba
As the Chinese internet giant Alibaba releases its latest figures, we look at its rise.
Update: Swine fever 'biggest threat' to commercial livestock for a generation
Authorities have said more should be done to stop the disease spreading further
Africa's first commercial DNA biobank
We look at the challenges with collecting DNA and medical breakthroughs that might ensue.
Update: WTO allows Chinese tariffs on US goods
The WTO has said China can put tariffs on $3.6 billion worth of US goods.
Saudi Aramco to go public
Saudi Aramco has confirmed it is planning to list on the Riyadh stock exchange
Has the traditional book triumphed over the e-reader?
When e-readers came out, many predicted the demise of the book, but paper has fought back
Shipping industry faces tougher fuel regulation
We look at the impact new rules aimed at curbing pollution could have on shipping.
Update: Uber's losses drag down market
Uber's share price dragged down a generally positive day on the stock markets
Is Fitbit worth $2.1bn?
After Google bought fitness tracker firm Fitbit for $2.1bn, we ask if it's worth it.
Update: Softbank reports first quarterly loss in 14 years.
The boss of Softbank has admitted poor judgement in relation to its investment in WeWork.
Should Facebook be broken up?
Some in the US are arguing for the break-up of Facebook, so we consider the arguments.
Update: Records highs on the US markets
Records have been broken on the Dow Jones, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500.
Spain heads to the polls
As voters in Spain head to the polls on Sunday we look at the economic arguments in play.
Update: Brazil's former President Lula released from jail
Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after court ruling
Saudi Aramco unveils some of its public listing plan
The oil giant has published more details of its planned stock market flotation
Where next for Lebanon?
After weeks of street protests over Lebanon's economy what's next for the country?
Update: Latest from the financial markets
We get the latest from the financial markets
After weeks of street protests over Lebanon's economy, we ask where next for the country?
Chinese firm plans British Steel rescue
Chinese firm Jingye promises to rescue British Steel which employs 4,000 people
News and insight from the business world.
The billionaires who want to pay more tax
Two of America's billionaires explain why they should be forced to contribute more
A system that solved big problems is now facing its greatest challenge