Wage rises catch up with inflation
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
UK unemployment rate falls to 6.9%
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.
First Heartbleed 'hacker' arrested
A 19-year-old Canadian citizen is charged with hacking into the Canada Revenue Agency's website, becoming the first arrest in relation to the Heartbleed security breach.
Google shares fall on ad concerns
Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.
Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss
The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.
Legal costs hit Bank of America
Bank of America reports a $276m first-quarter loss, after taking into account a $6bn charge for mortgage-related legal matters.
Remittance fees 'hurt Africans'
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.
Credit Suisse rebuffs forex probe
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has found nothing "materially untoward" in how it trades foreign currencies, finance officer David Mathers has said.
Graduate starting pay 'falling'
Starting salaries for graduate jobs, even in the best-paid fields of medicine and dentistry, have fallen 11% in five years, research suggests