Prices of goods leaving the eurozone's factory gates continued to fall in August, an indication that the currency area is set to remain mired in a state of very low inflation.
The BoE asked the government for powerful new tools to curb real-estate lending, underscoring concern over the potential risk to the U.K. economy from the housing market.
Rocket Internet shares fell below their issue price at debut on the Frankfurt stock exchange, in a disappointing start for the Berlin-based investor in online businesses.
Finland's Rovio Entertainment, the maker of blockbuster mobile game "Angry Birds," said it plans to cut up to 130 jobs in the country, or about 16% of the workforce.
In its latest effort to capitalize on Vietnam's cheap labor costs, Samsung Electronics will invest $560 million to build a new plant in the country to make TVs and other home appliances.
Now that eBay has agreed to shed PayPal, it may prove difficult to show it is better to be alone.
Boeing received consistently higher rankings than SpaceX during NASA's recent multibillion-dollar competition to build space taxis.
PepsiCo is going to the Web to launch its newest soft drink, a mid-calorie soda called Pepsi True, which will be sold exclusively through Amazon.com.
In the race to the new riches of the oil patch, one Wall Street firm and hundreds of farmers have slipped on a skinny green legume known as guar.
China Molybdenum is seeking to increase the life of its recently acquired Australian copper-and-gold mine, Northparkes, and is considering the acquisition of further foreign mining operations.