German software giant SAP has announced it will recruit more autistic people over the next couple of years. The company claimed having such people on board would give it a competitive edge.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to attend a US congressional hearing Tuesday to explain his company's tax avoidance policies. A Senate investigation indicated the firm's methods were resourceful, but legal.
Sluggish business in crisis-stricken southern Europe has hit British mobile phone giant Vodafone. The company's full-year earnings plummeted, but shareholder dividends were unaffected.
The German DAX index has climbed to yet another record close-of-trade figure, but one notable commodity losing ground was silver. Precious metals have been sliding in recent months, albeit after a meteoric decade.
Some of the UK's best-known executives have written that "the economic case to stay in the EU is overwhelming" in an open letter, while Prime Minister David Cameron walks an EU tightrope placed by his own Conservatives.