BBC Business News
The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Ex-M&S boss to lead pro-EU campaign
Lord Stuart Rose, ex-chief executive of M&S, says leaving the EU would be a "leap into the unknown", as he becomes leader of the In Campaign.
Standard Chartered 'to cut 1,000 jobs'
Standard Chartered bank, the London-based lender that makes most of its profit in Asia, could cut up to 1,000 senior jobs, according to a memo sent to staff.
Russia hopes for Grand Prix boost
Russia will take the Formula 1 centre stage this weekend in Sochi, and race organisers hope it can boost tourism and also fuel interest in motorsport.
Sports Direct chief charged over USC
Sports Direct chief executive David Forsey has been charged with a criminal offence following the closure of fashion retailer USC.
FTSE 100 biggest 5-day gain since 2011
The London market has its eighth straight day of gains, with miners leading the way after Glencore says it is slashing its zinc production.
UK construction output drops in August
UK construction output fell sharply in August but the UK's trade deficit narrowed, official figures show.
1MDB 'should face criminal prosecution'
Malaysia's Central Bank recommends criminal prosecutions related to controversial state investment fund 1MDB.
US groups want Experian hack probed
Campaigners have questioned whether a hack at credit report company Experian could extend to 200 million customers.
Glencore cuts zinc output by a third
Embattled mining giant Glencore says it is slashing its zinc production in reaction to a 30% plummet in the commodity's price in the past few months.
Lagarde: China not all 'doom and gloom'
The head of the International Monetary Fund tells the BBC that the outlook for China, the world's second-largest economy, is not all "doom and gloom".