A protester at an anti European Union (EU) demonstration outside the Greek parliament at Syntagma square in Athens. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European markets are braced for a wave of contagion from Greece on Monday, with heavy losses for southern European government bonds and regional stock(...)

Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick: company’s financial firepower is unprecedented in Silicon Valley history, far exceeding the sums raised by Facebook or Google before their initial public offerings. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Uber’s latest financings will bring its total funding to $10 billion, setting a new record for a US tech company before it goes public, as it closes i(...)

Morgan Stanley is leading the group of banks said to be ready to supply Uber with $2bn in credit.

Uber is negotiating a $2 billion credit line from a group of Wall Street banks, according to a source. Uber, the car-booking company that has disrup(...)

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras: market participants say the basic calculation remains that Greece will reach some kind of a deal with creditors before a €1.6 billion International Monetary Fund debt falls due on June 30th. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters 1:38

Mounting danger that Greece could find itself outside the euro zone within weeks has prompted a bout of contagion in financial markets, the first sinc(...)

EY Entrepreneur of the Year emerging catergory finalist: Alan Coleman, founder of Brite:Bill

Alan Coleman is the founder and chief executive of billing software company Brite:Bill. A graduate of University College Dublin and the Michael Smurfi(...)

Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister,  arrives at his office in Athens yesterday after returning from Brussels. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg 1:33

The Greek agony continues. Signs point to a some kind of an ad hoc fix to keep the country in the euro but it’s a mess. There is no deal. The deferra(...)

Pumping oil in Texas. Opec may increase its supply of crude at next meeting.

There’s a risk OPEC will increase its crude- production target when it meets on June 5th, extending a strategy that helped prices to slump last year, (...)

European Central Bank  asset buying is helping bank earnings, with firms such as Intesa Sanpaolo SpA saying profit doubled in the first quarter as it sold government bonds. (Photograh: FRANK RUMPENHORST/EPA)

The investment of choice for bulls seeking risk, value and domestic growth? European banks. The shares have jumped 28 per cent since a January low, b(...)

BoJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda acknowledged that the bank’s drive to banish deflation may be swayed by the steep fall in oil prices

The Bank of Japan maintained its massive stimulus programme and offered a slightly more upbeat view of the world’s third-largest economy on Friday, ci(...)

Prime minister David Cameron has promised to renegotiate Britain’s relationship with the EU and then hold the referendum by the end of 2017 on whether to stay in the region or leave. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

A number of banks have put off possible investments in Britain until after a referendum on its future in the European Union, a lobby group said on Tue(...)