Match Capital has used its algorithm to help early stage companies raise more than €5 million in funding

Success in entrepreneurship is often about serendipity – and great founders seem to know instinctively how to capitalise on good fortune. Yet there i(...)

Former Barclay’s trader Jay Merchant arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Three ex-traders from banking group Barclays appeared in a London court today as Britain began criminal proceedings against US-based Libor traders, pa(...)

Joaquin Almunia, competition commissioner for the European Union (EU). Regulators have yet to decide on the next step of an ongoing investigation into suspected rigging and collusion in the trillion-dollar foreign exchange market, the world’s biggest marketplace. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

European Union antitrust regulators have charged Europe’s biggest bank HSBC, US peer JPMorgan and France’s Credit Agricole with rigging financial benc(...)

European Union competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia addresses a news conference at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays are among a raft of global banking giants involved in a record €1.7 billion settlement with European regulators in(...)

Ryanair, which is due to announce a new deal with Dublin Airport Authority today, fell 1.56 per cent to end the day at €5.695. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Stock markets across Europe fell as investors speculated that central banks will ease back on stimulus measures and on a general weakness in Asian mar(...)

RBS is one of the banks set to pay fines next month, according to people familiar with the talks.

Brussels is poised to levy multibillion-euro fines on banks that took part in a cartel to rig two key global interest rate benchmarks as the cost of f(...)

The rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee made no changes to policy at its October meeting, keeping its asset purchases steady at $85 billion a month, but the statement implied it did not see a lot of damage from the government shutdown earlier this month

The US Federal Reserve yesterday said the world’s largest economy was still expanding at a moderate pace, suggesting a slowing of asset purchases i(...)

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is reflected in a puddle as a woman walks past in Zurich. Photograph: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann

Swiss regulators are investigating UBS and several other banks for alleged manipulation of the $4 trillion daily global foreign exchange market, it em(...)

Ryanair  reported yesterday that it carried a record 9.02 million passengers during August. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Stocks climbed yesterday as European Central Bank president Mario Draghi reiterated that interest rates will stay low for an extended period, while th(...)

Former UBS and Citygroup trader Tom Hayes arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court where he will face trial on eight charges of conspiracy to defraud, in connection with the investigation by the Serious Fraud Office, into the manipulation of the Libor interbank lending rate. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire.

Tom Hayes, the former UBS and Citigroup trader, is scheduled to enter a plea on charges related to manipulation of the London interbank offered rate l(...)