Financial news on July 4th, 2006
Business and Financial news
The boards of Nissan and Renault voted Monday to explore a historic three-way alliance with General Motors. Read more..
Antitrust regulators in the E.U. gave unanimous support to a plan to again fine Microsoft for failing to comply with a 2004 ruling against it. Read more..
Pulling out two bright orange, 10-inch long knitting needles on an airplane doesn't tend to soothe fellow travelers. Read more..
Millicom International Cellular said it had pulled out of merger discussions with potential buyer China Mobile Communications. Read more..
The F.C.C. has ruled that issuers of prepaid calling cards must pay connection fees and help subsidize phone service in rural areas. Read more..
The weekend boardroom purge at Airbus and EADS eased a management crisis, but doesn't solve the companies' underlying political problems. Read more..
The fate of the so-called Doha Round of trade talks depends on the United States and Europe reaching agreement on agriculture. Read more..
There are a lot of confusing guidelines floating around about traveling with pills and other medicine on flights. Read more..
Farmers and entrepreneurs are slowly replacing lagoons used to treat animal waste with machines that can wrest energy from excrement. Read more..
BAE may have to curtail its trans-Atlantic expansion plans temporarily because its stake in Airbus is worth a little more than half what it expected. Read more..
Exchange Rates of July 4th, 2006
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 114,890 JPY||1 JPY = 0,009 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1,109 CAD||1 CAD = 0,902 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1,224 CHF||1 CHF = 0,817 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 7,991 CNY||1 CNY = 0,125 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 146,910 JPY||1 JPY = 0,007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0,693 GBP||1 GBP = 1,442 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1,716 AUD||1 AUD = 0,583 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1,418 CAD||1 CAD = 0,705 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1,565 CHF||1 CHF = 0,639 EUR|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2,474 AUD||1 AUD = 0,404 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 2,044 CAD||1 CAD = 0,489 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 2,258 CHF||1 CHF = 0,443 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0,826 CAD||1 CAD = 1,211 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0,912 CHF||1 CHF = 1,097 AUD|