Giorgio Armani settles tax disputeThe fashion house Giorgio Armani pays 270m euros (£222m; $374m) to the Italian authorities to settle a tax bill.
Electricians question CBI vote moveThe body representing electrical contractors urges CBI Scotland to think again about giving its support to the campaign against Scottish independence.
'Rogue directors' crackdown plannedPeople convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
Ex-BP worker fined over shares tradeA BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.
US 'delays' Keystone XL decisionThe US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.
Barnes & Noble founder offloads $64mBarnes & Noble chairman trims his stake in the bookstore company to 20% by selling shares worth $64m.
Pensioners could get death estimateRetirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.
Co-op Group reports £2.5bn lossThe Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.
Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.
Anglo Irish bank pair found guiltyTwo former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.
UK housing market 'shows resilience'The "resilient" UK housing market recorded another increase in mortgage lending in March, according to a lenders' group.
Weibo shares surge on US debutShares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start.
US banking giants see mixed resultsUS banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump.
London Market ReportThe pound hits its highest level in more than four years against the US dollar.