(Adds Maple Bank comments). FRANKFURT Feb 7 German financial watchdog Bafin on Sunday closed the German operations of Canada's Maple Financial on impending financial over-indebtedness related to tax evasion investigations.
LONDON Crude oil prices eased in thin trade on Monday as a meeting between OPEC producers Saudi Arabia and Venezuela showed little indication that steps would be taken to boost prices.
China's stash of cash continues to shrink as the country tries to fend off pressure on its currency. Its foreign exchange reserves dropped $99.5 billion in January to $3.23 trillion, the lowest level since 2012, the central bank said Sunday.
Taco Bell has been hyping a new mystery food item in the build up to the Super Bowl. It was "revealed" ahead of the Super kick-off this evening.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's task is growing more intractable every day. And believe it or not, Friday's jobs report featuring a drop in the unemployment rate to 4.9 percent has made it only more difficult.