ROME—The Vatican bank said its 2014 net profit skyrocketed to €69.3 million ($77 million) from €2.9 million a year earlier, owing largely to a steep rise in net trading income and a decline in extraordinary operating expenses.
Crude oil futures dipped below US$65 a barrel as the US dollar strengthened on Monday, with a public holiday in the United States and much of Europe keeping oil trading volumes muted.
BEIJING: In a rare test of man and machine, The Solar Impulse 2, the world's only solar-powered aircraft is about to undertake its greatest challenge yet - to fly non-stop for six-days from China to Central Pacific.
Amazon AMZN -0.93% will start paying more taxes in several European countries where it does business, instead of channeling its revenue through a holding company in the low-tax haven of Luxembourg.
OTTAWA May 25 Canada's federal housing agency on Monday gave a cooler outlook for housing starts this year and next, saying that lower oil prices are contributing to differences across the country's regional markets.