Financial news on November 03, 2016

Business and Financial news
Daily Report: A New Helper in the Virtual Assistant Race

Google will introduce Home, its rival to Amazon’s Alexa, at the end of this week. Read more..

By PUI-WING TAM - The New York Times

Egypt Floats Currency, Appeasing I.M.F. at Risk of Enraging Poor

The move, which effectively devalues the Egyptian pound, is part of an effort to secure a desperately needed rescue loan from the International Monetary Fund. Read more..

By NOUR YOUSSEF and DIAA HADID - The New York Times

E. Lee Hennessee, a Leading Woman in Hedge Funds, Dies at 64

E Lee Hennessee, renowned in male-dominated hedge fund industry for her creation of one of first indexes to track industry's secretive transactions, dies at age 64. Read more..

By JULIE CRESWELL - The New York Times

Food Fight Heats Up as America’s Test Kitchen Sues a Founder

A lawsuit accuses Christopher Kimball and others of theft in creating a new cooking empire, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street. Read more..

By KIM SEVERSON - The New York Times

How Economic Data Is Kept Politics-Free

Despite what partisans may say, career civil servants who compile employment reports follow ground rules that undermine claims that the results are rigged. Read more..

By PATRICIA COHEN - The New York Times

In Russia, a Western Taste for High-End Auto Sales

Overall vehicle sales are down, but affluent Russians spur a demand for more expensive cars and Western-style dealerships. Read more..

By STEPHEN WILLIAMS - The New York Times

News of Charges in Price-Fixing Inquiry Sends Pharmaceuticals Tumbling

Investors worry new controls may be in the offing as a news report says the Justice Department may bring charges by the end of the year. Read more..

By KATIE THOMAS - The New York Times

New York Area Has the Nation’s 3 Worst Airports, Study Says

A travel website’s examination of timeliness, accessibility and amenities at the United States’ 30 busiest airports found fault with La Guardia, J.F.K. and Newark. Read more..

By DANIEL VICTOR - The New York Times

No Laptop, No Phone, No Desk: UBS Reinvents the Work Space

The bulk of UBS’s employees will no longer have a fixed desk at its new building in London as the Swiss bank embraces a more mobile work environment. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change Is Official. Now What?

Top energy policy makers and corporate leaders say it will be challenging to meet even the deal’s modest goals to reduce emissions and greenhouse gases. Read more..

By KEITH BRADSHER - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
AT&T Inc.T36,5636,9936,3936,6325.5M
General ElectricGE28,6028,6028,1928,2823M
Cisco SystemsCSCO30,5030,5630,2430,3215.9M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC45,3345,7945,2545,3415M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY50,5150,8850,1050,2114.9M
General MotorsGM31,4531,6430,9531,0713.7M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ46,9847,2746,7946,8712.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL37,9938,3837,9938,3112.4M
HP Inc.HPQ14,6714,8814,5114,5410.6M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM68,8669,1968,2268,3810.4M
Gilead SciencesGILD72,3372,9371,6871,769.29M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS92,2694,1392,2493,377.75M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT38,8639,1538,3038,387.53M
Procter & GamblePG86,8086,9886,4786,606.9M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT69,6370,0869,3569,636.8M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ114,88115,44114,75115,036.23M
Home DepotHD120,34120,93120,08120,185.11M
Union PacificUNP88,6889,6488,2588,774.47M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH139,18140,34137,65137,832.99M
International Business MachinesIBM152,51153,74151,80152,372.88M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B143,25144,45143,20143,642.69M
United TechnologiesUTX101,80101,91100,72101,052.44M
Exchange Rates of November 03, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0,900 EUR1 EUR = 1,111 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 102,922 JPY1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0,802 GBP1 GBP = 1,247 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1,302 AUD1 AUD = 0,768 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,340 CAD1 CAD = 0,747 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0,974 CHF1 CHF = 1,027 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,761 CNY1 CNY = 0,148 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 19,154 MXN1 MXN = 0,052 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8,966 SEK1 SEK = 0,112 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 114,299 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,891 GBP1 GBP = 1,123 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,446 AUD1 AUD = 0,692 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,488 CAD1 CAD = 0,672 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,082 CHF1 CHF = 0,924 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7,508 CNY1 CNY = 0,133 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 21,273 MXN1 MXN = 0,047 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9,957 SEK1 SEK = 0,100 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,008 GBP1 GBP = 128,205 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0,013 AUD1 AUD = 79,365 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,013 CAD1 CAD = 76,923 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0,010 CHF1 CHF = 105,263 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0,066 CNY1 CNY = 15,244 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0,186 MXN1 MXN = 5,373 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0,087 SEK1 SEK = 11,481 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,623 AUD1 AUD = 0,616 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,670 CAD1 CAD = 0,599 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,214 CHF1 CHF = 0,824 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 8,427 CNY1 CNY = 0,119 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 23,875 MXN1 MXN = 0,042 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 11,175 SEK1 SEK = 0,089 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 1,029 CAD1 CAD = 0,972 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,748 CHF1 CHF = 1,337 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,192 CNY1 CNY = 0,193 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 14,719 MXN1 MXN = 0,068 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6,883 SEK1 SEK = 0,145 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,727 CHF1 CHF = 1,376 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5,046 CNY1 CNY = 0,198 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 14,302 MXN1 MXN = 0,070 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6,686 SEK1 SEK = 0,150 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,940 CNY1 CNY = 0,144 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 19,663 MXN1 MXN = 0,051 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 9,202 SEK1 SEK = 0,109 CHF

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