5. Pinterest, the online scrapbook company has become the latest "unicorn" to make its stock market debut.
It will start selling its shares at $19 (£14.50), giving the loss-making firm a market value of $10bn.
4. The heads of two major central banks have written a stark warning about the financial risks of climate change.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney and France's François Villeroy de Galhau set out the dangers to the global economy in an open letter.
3. More than 900 properties worth nearly £600m have been bought by the company responsible for delivering High Speed Rail 2 or HS2 as its known.
They include Whatcroft Hall, sold by comedian John Bishop for £6.8m, the highest price paid for any property.
2. The UK's competition regulator has recommended a major shake-up of the UK's accountancy market but it has stopped short of calling for the Big Four accountancy firms to be broken up.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said auditing and consultancy services should be kept entirely separate.
1. Crossrail could be delayed until 2021, according to a senior source associated with the project
The east-west route across London, officially called the Elizabeth Line, will run between Reading and Shenfield in Essex and had been due to open in December 2018.
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