Microsoft vs Google in the EU
Microsoft is to take an anti-competition complaint against Google to the European Commission.
The US unemployment rate fell to a new two-year low in March of 8.8%, from 8.9% in February.
Australia raises cost of twin natural disasters to $9bn.
Bank of Ireland shares have jumped 41% and Irish Life and Permanent plunged 54%, a day after the results of the stress test on the Irish banking system.