LONDON (CNNMoney) -- It's been a good year for the Vatican bank as it works to scrub clean the sins of the past. Stronger income from trading securities including bonds and a fall in operating expenses drove a sharp rise in profits last year.
... * Euro drops to 1-month low on Greek worries; volumes thin. * Dollar/yen touches 121.78, 8-yr high above 122.04 in sight. * Stronger-than-expected core CPI bolsters case for Fed hike (updates prices).
LONDON Crude oil futures edged up on Monday as firm global demand vied with a strong dollar, but a public holiday in the United States and much of Europe kept trading 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.