Alibaba sets share price at $68
Chinese online giant Alibaba prices its shares $68 ahead of the start of trading on Friday, making it one of the biggest stock market listings ever.
Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down
Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.
Referendum: Sterling up in Asia
Sterling hits a two-year high against the euro and a two-week high against the US dollar in early Asian trade, as early counts suggest a "No" vote in the Scottish referendum.
Clash over car tax disc changes
Motorist organisation, the RAC, and the DVLA have clashed over the policing of car tax with claims of increased evasion amid changes to the system.
Irish economy bounces back strongly
The Irish government upgrades growth forecasts for 2014 after the economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 1.5% in the April-to-June quarter.
US Fed to end stimulus in October
The US Federal Reserve says it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October.
London Market Report
The FTSE 100 rises, but shares in French Connection dive nearly 9% despite the fashion retailer reporting narrower losses.
Russia to extend media controls
A bill to restrict foreign ownership in Russia's media will go before the Russian parliament, dominated by allies of President Putin.
Bosses and cash vanish at shoe firm
Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has announced the disappearance of its chief executive and chief operating officer, along with most of its cash.