BBC Business News
The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Nissan invests £100m in UK plant
Japanese carmaker Nissan announces it will invest £100m in its UK plant at Sunderland to build the new Juke model.
Living Wage 'to benefit 3.7m women'
Some 3.7 million women - nearly three in 10 employees - will receive a pay rise by 2020 owing to the new National Living Wage, research by a think tank suggests.
Brooks to return as Murdoch's UK boss
Rebekah Brooks will return as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper operations on Monday, News Corp has announced.
Paper banknotes disappearing fast
Anyone lucky enough to have a £50 note in their wallet and purse will find it is the only banknote made of paper in a few years.
Japanese shares higher on US rally
Japan's Nikkei index closed higher on Thursday for the first time in four days, spurred by a rally on Wall Street.
Alton Towers founder buys theme park
Alton Towers founder John Broome intends to turn a Cornwall theme park into a "premier European resort."
Argentina orders HSBC to replace boss
Argentina's central bank has ordered HSBC to replace its chief executive in the country and accused it of failing to prevent tax evasion.
WHSmith 'bug' spreads customer data
Thousands of magazine subscribers with WHSmith have received emails containing the details of other customers owing to a processing "bug".
New ranges send Lego sales soaring
New Jurassic World and Elves ranges help Lego post double-digit sales growth globally in the first half of the year.
Asos founder Nick Robertson stands down
Nick Robertson, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Asos is to stand down after 15 years, the company has announced.