The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 20 min 32 sec ago
One of the world's biggest producers of aluminium, Alcoa reports a first quarter loss due to falling prices.
Livingston want to become the latest Scottish football club to move towards being fully owned by their community.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says the UK economy will grow by 2.9% in 2014, while global growth will be 3.6%.
The cost of the opening and closing ceremonies at this year's Commonwealth Games rises by almost half.
UK manufacturing output grew by 1% in February from the month before, official figures show, the biggest rise since September.
Citigroup will pay $1.13bn (£676m) to settle claims by investors who demanded it buy back billions in residential mortgage-backed securities.
Administrators BDO ask the SPFL if money due to Hearts at the end of the season can be paid to the club now.
A US jury orders Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical to pay $6bn in damages over claims it hid cancer risks associated with its diabetes treatment drug Actos.
Japan and Australia agree a trade deal, after seven years of negotiations, which will see them lower tariffs on products including beef, cheese and cars.
Six of the biggest movie studios sue file-sharing site Megaupload and its key operators, including founder Kim Dotcom.
Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest maker of TVs and mobile phones, forecasts a fall in profits for the second quarter in a row.