'GREAT UNCERTAINTY' IN TAX CRACKDOWN
Government forecasts for what it expects to recoup from closing tax loopholes are vulnerable to "great uncertainty", MPs say.
US ECONOMY ADDS 175,000 NEW JOBS
The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, figures show, but the unemployment rate rose to 6.7%.
BANK SAYS CURRENCY UNION 'UNLIKELY'
A deal on sharing control of the pound between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK is "unlikely", analysts at the global bank Citigroup say.
RBS DIRECTORS GET £18.25M SHARE DEAL
The Royal Bank of Scotland has given 11 directors £18.25m as part of a package of shares, with chief executive Ross McEwan getting shares worth £3m under the plan.
BOEING CHECKS 787S FOR WING CRACKS
US aerospace company Boeing says it is checking 787 Dreamliner planes under production for potential "hairline cracks" in wings.
BIRMINGHAM CITY OWNER YEUNG JAILED
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
LANDMARK DEFAULT IN CHINA SOLAR FIRM
Chaori Solar becomes the first Chinese firm to default on its onshore corporate bonds, say media reports quoting the firm, after failing to make an interest payment.
FACEBOOK'S WHATSAPP PURCHASE OPPOSED
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
SAMSUNG LAUNCHES FREE MUSIC STREAMING
The world's biggest smartphone maker, Samsung, launches a free music streaming service called Milk Music.
BITCOIN NOT A CURRENCY SAYS JAPAN
Japan's government says Bitcoin is not a currency but that some transactions using the virtual unit should be taxed.