The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the first quarter, the ONS confirms, with growth being hit by rising imports and a slowdown in the services sector.
Tate & Lyle reports a drop in full-year profits, as the company undergoes a major restructuring.
UK car production fell in April, the industry body says, after a rise in output for the domestic market failed to offset a drop in exports.
Macau's biggest casinos plan to invest $25bn in hotels and casinos over the next two years, despite a plunge in gambling revenues.
China's yuan may become a global reserve currency this year - Bank of America's Claudio Piron explains why that's important.
Growth in the Philippine economy slows to its lowest pace since 2011 in the first quarter from a year ago, figures showed.
Asian markets traded mostly higher, taking a positive lead from Wall Street after a rally lead indexes to close at record highs.
Yahoo will face a US class action lawsuit for allegedly accessing the content of emails sent to its mail users from non-Yahoo Mail accounts.
Jawbone sues rival California fitness technology firm Fitbit, accusing it of stealing commercially sensitive data.
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The Conservatives say they will freeze working-age benefits, including child benefit, for two years, but have still not spelt out what else will be targeted.
Sports car maker Lamborghini confirms the launch of an SUV and signs a deal to build the car in Italy.
The US Nasdaq stock index rallied to a record after technology and healthcare stocks advanced.
The chief executive of CBS says the US TV network will 'probably' sign a deal with Apple TV.
The FTSE 100 finishes the day strongly on hopes of a Greece deal and mergers and acquisitions activity.
The makers of an advert-blocking browser plug-in defeat a second attempt to ban their product this year.
The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial tried to influence other banks to manipulate the key benchmark rate, a court hears.
IAG head Willie Walsh calls his company's takeover offer for Aer Lingus "compelling" as the airline group seeks support for the bid from Ryanair.