The Japanese yen jumped more than 2% against US dollar after Bank of Japan keeps rates on hold.
Strong earnings from Amazon and a boost to the company’s stock make its founder, Jeff Bezos, the world’s third richest person, according to Forbes.
Quarterly revenue at Google’s parent company Alphabet rises 21.3% after strong mobile advertising sales.
Indonesian Todung Mulya Lubis explains how he became a human rights lawyer.
Technology has moved on fast since the 2012 London Olympics, particularly in data analytics. But is it giving some countries an unfair advantage?
Confidence among manufacturers has slumped since the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, a report indicates.
The results of European bank “stress tests” are being announced later on Friday, with the aim of establishing how well the banks could cope with a new financial shock.
Dozens of workers at burger chain Byron have been arrested in raids by immigration officials, dividing social media users.
The BBC’s Simon Jack explains why we need a new nuclear power station.