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Police conduct inquiries into Royal Bank of Scotland unit

Officers are looking into a division of the bank set up to help failing firms, the BBC understands.

BMW headquarters searched by EU investigators

EU investigators are looking into allegations of a cartel involving BMW and four other German car giants.

Is now the time to raise UK rates?

With the economy on an uncertain footing, but inflation crushing wage growth, should rates rise now?

Australian carmaking runs out of road

The final vehicle left the production line on Friday, in what many consider a symbolic moment.

General Electric cuts profit outlook ahead of turnaround plan

The industrial giant also posts a quarterly loss ahead of the unveiling of a restructuring plan.

Nissan halts production in Japan over inspection concerns

The firm recalled 1.2 million cars in Japan because uncertified technicians performed final checks.

Kobe Steel uncovers more evidence of quality mistakes

The Japanese steel giant says some employees did not report evidence to an internal investigation.

UK government borrowing falls in September

The figures were the third straight month in which UK public finances were better than analysts forecast.

InterContinental Hotels sales boosted by Europe tourism

InterContinental Hotels Group's revenue rises as tourists return to key markets after terror attacks.

Wall Street finishes week at fresh highs

US stocks were buoyed by increased confidence that Washington will enact tax cuts.

Amazon: More than 100 cities bid for new headquarters

The deadline is approaching for US cities to submit proposals to host Amazon's new headquarters.

Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein hints at Frankfurt move

Lloyd Blankfein tweets he intends to spend more time in Frankfurt, a hint of a post-Brexit move.

Black Monday 1987: 'Our jaws hit the desk'

On Black Monday 30 years ago investors were stunned by a global stock markets crash. What's its legacy?