New rules to squeeze Payday lenders
A quarter of payday lenders could be forced out of the market as Financial Conduct Authority investigates the way they treat borrowers struggling to repay their loans
Co-op accepts chief's resignation
The Co-operative Group accepts the resignation of chief executive Euan Sutherland, and names his replacement as chief financial officer Richard Pennycook.
Cathay Pacific profits rise 204%
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific airways posts a 204% increase in profits in 2013 to $335m, as demand for flights to southern China increases.
EU offers Kiev $700m in trade breaks
The EU offers Ukraine trade breaks worth nearly 500m euros ($694m; £417m) to stabilise its economy, as Russia tightens its military grip on Crimea.
US investors buy Man Utd shares
US investment firm Baron Capital buys a quarter of all Manchester United shares available for sale on the New York Stock Exchange
Carney says RBS move a 'possibility'
The governor of the Bank of England tells MPs it is "a distinct possibility" that RBS would have to relocate to England if Scotland votes for independence.
GM recall faces US investigation
A US congressional committee says it is investigating General Motors' recall of nearly 1.6 million vehicles over faulty ignition switches.
Men's Wearhouse to buy Jos A Bank
Men's Wearhouse agrees to buy rival Jos A Bank for $1.8bn (£1.1bn) ending a takeover battle between the two rivals that had lasted for months.
China in private bank pilot scheme
Internet companies Alibaba and Tencent are shortlisted as pioneers of a pilot programme to set up private banks in China, as the country opens up its financial sector
Public pay outstrips private sector
Public sector workers are paid on average 14.5% more per hour than those in the private sector, according to the Office for National Statistics.