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- Chinese currency now one of five most-used globally
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:24:38 GMT
Chinese currency used for global payments more often than Canadian and Australian dollars
- Asia subdued as Fed outcome awaited
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:01:00 GMT
Mixed US data and poor earnings no help for market mood
- Strong demand for Tunisia?s $1bn bond
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:42:53 GMT
First unassisted debt sale since Arab Spring attracts $4bn of orders
- Freeport hit by falling copper prices
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:54:33 GMT
Company reported Q4 loss of $2.85bn and sales fall of 11%
- Japan PM condemns Goto hostage video
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:16:38 GMT
PM Shinzo Abe condemns a "despicable" Islamic State threat to kill hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours, saying Japan is working for his release.
- 565 callouts for RNLI's crews
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:01:32 GMT
RNLI lifeboats and lifeguards answered 565 calls for help in Northern Ireland in 2014, the charity's annual statistics show.
- Care calculator launched by BBC
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:00:07 GMT
The BBC has launched an online guide about how the care system for the over-65s works and how much services cost.
- Childhood crimes 'can be reviewed'
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:58:50 GMT
People with a childhood criminal record will be able to ask for a review under new plans revealed by the Northern Ireland justice minister.
BBC Business News
- VIDEO: India and the muscle business
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:57:02 GMT
India's fitness industry could become more valuable than the fitness sectors in the UK or the US, according to one industry executive.
- Asian shares lower on US earnings
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:22:45 GMT
Asian shares traded lower on Wednesday with markets tracking losses on Wall Street on Tuesday.
- VIDEO: Apple reports booming China sales
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:21:54 GMT
Apple reported a 70% increase in sales in China in its most recent quarter. The BBC's John Sudworth takes a look at the Chinese market.
- Electronic Arts shares up on results
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:37:10 GMT
Shares in Electronic Arts jump almost 5% after the video games publisher reports stronger than expected results.