Toby Green

Toby Green works on the Business Desk of the Evening Standard and The Independent.

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Toby Green: Investors hail taxi apps as it gets mean on the streets

Outlook There is certainly no let-up in the appetite among investors for taxi apps. Yesterday GetTaxi announced it was on the brink of closing a $150m (£90m) funding round, having received a single $25m injection from Swedish investment firm Vostok Nafta.

Toby Green: Investors hail taxi apps as it gets mean on the streets

Outlook There is certainly no let-up in the appetite among investors for taxi apps. Yesterday GetTaxi announced it was on the brink of closing a $150m (£90m) funding round, having received a single $25m injection from Swedish investment firm Vostok Nafta.

‘Candy Crush’ has turned sour, so is it game over for King Digital?

Outlook With the CNBC set on one side and blue-coated traders rushing around, the floor of the New York Stock Exchange is used to being a hive of activity.

A Malaysian man lights up candles during a vigil in remembrance for passengers and crew of the Malaysian Airline flight MH370 & MH17 in Petaling Jaya near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines shares soar on nationalisation plan

Shares in the airline have plunged 40% over the previous nine months

SSE 'disappointed' at Ofgem over price controls

Industry watchdog vows to cut £12 a year from customers’ bills

Fewer buyers in the market in July has seen a fall in asking prices six times in the past ten years

House prices fall for first time in 2014

Fewer buyers in the market in July has seen a fall in asking prices six times in the past ten years

Brad Katsuyama: 'I believe that the markets are rigged'

An exposé of high-frequency trading in Wall Street has given the whistleblower a platform. And he's pushing for reform

London rules Europe for world’s biggest companies

London's hegemony as the business capital of Europe was laid bare today, with new data showing 40% of the world’s biggest companies choose to base themselves in the UK capital rather than elsewhere in the continent.

Gym bags ‘stuffed full of cash’ in Italian bribe case

Two ex-managers at the Italian defence giant Finmeccanica  – whose former chief executive is standing trial on bribery charges involving its UK helicopter firm AgustaWestland – were yesterday arrested over separate corruption allegations.

Eurostar hails 'record-breaking' year as profits jump

Eurostar hailed a “record-breaking year” as the Channel Tunnel rail line revealed that revenues for 2013 jumped by 7 per cent.

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