Deal on Greek rescue

Greece has caved in to an ultimatum from Germany and its other creditors and agreed to rush through long-resisted economic reforms in return for a third bailout

Grexit and China fears drain confidence

Fund sales in Europe and the US faltered in the second quarter

Comment and analysis

Alexis Tsipras, Greece's prime minister, celebrates as he secures victory in the general election in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Greeks began voting Sunday in a general election to determine who will lead efforts to implement European bailout agreements and restore economic normalcy to the continent’s most indebted country. Photographer: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Alexis Tsipras ©Bloomberg
The Greek election has given its prime minister a fresh mandate
Demonstrators with placards crowd the area around the Bank of England as they gather for the start of a protest against the British government's spending cuts and austerity measures in London on June 20, 2015. The national demonstration against austerity was organised by People's Assembly against government spending cuts. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images) ©AFP
Ultimate crisis of global capitalism was delivered on a plate and they did not know what to do
– Wolfgang Münchau
A European Union (EU) flag, left, flies beside a Greek national flag in front of the Parthenon temple on Acropolis Hill in Athens, Greece, on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. The European Union set a Sunday deadline to reach a deal with Greece on a financial rescue in exchange for austerity measures and economic reforms. Photographer: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
Winner must first form a stable coalition. Or the country could be stuck in hell, writes Hugo Dixon
– Hugo Dixon

Regling plays down Greek debt expectations

Loan terms are the most concessionary ‘in world history’

Greek businessman warns of Grexit danger

Chief of country’s second-largest metals producer offers insight into views of powerful business class

Tsipras walks the tightrope of power

Greek prime minister must deliver economic reform, avoid Grexit and fend off attacks from the left

Greek finance minister upbeat on growth

Reforms to pave way for bank recap and debt relief, says Tsakalotos

Tsipras appoints top negotiators to cabinet

Re-elected Greek PM shows commitment to tough new austerity programme

Tsipras win fails to allay reform doubts

Pockets of resistance remain within Greek PM’s Syriza party

Eurozone races to restructure Greek banks

Corporate depositors may be on the hook after January 1

German parliament backs Greek bailout

Result opens door for immediate release of emergency funds

Dutch coalition faces Greek bailout vote

Anti-EU politician Geert Wilders to call ballot of MPs

Merkel under pressure over Greece vote

German chancellor faces growing rebellion over €86bn rescue

Merkel fights to contain Greece rebellion

Bundestag sceptics threaten blow to chancellor’s authority

Berlin signals go-ahead for Greek bailout

Sticking points include IMF role and bank recapitalisation

Bailout vote widens bitter Syriza split

Tsipras’s popularity remains undented by claims of betrayal

Greek MPs approve €85bn bailout plan

Marathon session sees 222 votes in favour of deal, 64 against

Brussels backs IMF over Greek debt relief

Pressure on Berlin to ease debts and support bailout

Germany criticises Greek bailout

Objections raised hours before Athens parliamentary debate

Greece concerns remain despite deal

Agreement faces hurdles to make it through parliaments

Greece strikes outline of debt deal

Berlin still reluctant to rush ahead with €86bn bailout agreement

Greece and creditors near €86bn accord

Tsipras concessions win over eurozone sceptics

GDP bonds answer to Greek debt problem

Move would lower burden without being unfair to other countries

Capital controls throttle Greek business

Small companies hit hard as government limits on funds paralyse imports

Athens stocks: Investors rush for exit

Traders crystallise their losses and avoid any more pain

Greek banks: Grecian burns

Creditors do not grasp the urgency of recapitalising Greek banks

Athens stock market falls on reopening

Sell-off hits as data show plunge in manufacturing activity

FT Explainer: Athens exchange reopening

Declines are eye-catching but investors have had time to adjust

Greek investors braced for market restart

Exchange predicted to fall in value after five-week closure

Investment in Greece grinds to near halt

Economic woes deter corporate investors

IMF cannot join Greek bailout, board told

Fund’s report raises fresh snags to financial rescue plans

Tsipras wins battle with Syriza far left

Central committee backs Greek PM’s call for September congress