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.
Alibaba set to announce share price
Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York.
UK jobless rate falls to 2008 low
The UK rate fell to 6.2% in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.
eBay attack puts its buyers at risk
A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.
Dixons to save 800 Phones 4U jobs
Dixons Carphone is set to save 800 Phones 4U jobs, while mobile phone network operators Vodafone and EE are in discussions to buy parts of the stricken retailer.
Shares plunge after Russian arrest
Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov is put under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering, and shares in his company Sistema tumble.
Eurozone inflation revised to 0.4%
The eurozone inflation rate held steady at 0.4% in August, slightly higher than the original estimate of 0.3%, revised Eurostat figures show.
Profits dip at Zara owner Inditex
Inditex, the Spanish company behind the Zara fashion chain, says first half profits fell, but by less than analysts had been expecting.
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.
Six regions hit new house price peak
Six regions of the UK now have average house prices higher than their pre-financial crisis peak after values rose again in July, official figures show.