Britain will recover all the ground lost in the recession by July, three months earlier than expected, according to the British Chambers of Commerce.
(This corrected version of the story fixes first paragraph in Sunday story to indicate questioning is this week, not next week, on Tuesday).
A worker operates a weaving machine at the Momotaro Jeans factory in Kojima, Kurashiki, Japan. Economic output in the world's third-largest economy was weaker in the fourth quarter of 2013 than previously estimated.
Fruit companies Fyffes PLC and Chiquita Brands International Inc. said Monday they have agreed to combine, creating the world's largest banana company in an all-stock deal valued at about $1.07 billion.
Online music streaming company Spotify appears to be inching closer to an IPO that could value the Swedish company at several billion dollars.