Financial news on April 6th, 2007

Business and Financial news
Group Urges Investors Not to Back Times Co. Board

An independent corporate advisory group is urging shareholders to pressure the company over dissatisfaction with its performance and ownership structure. Read more..

By JEREMY W. PETERS - The New York Times

New Urgency in Debating Health Care

Many executives of large companies are starting to call for a national approach to fixing health care, warning that an employer-subsidized health system is unsustainable. Read more..

By MILT FREUDENHEIM - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of April 6th, 2007
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 119.250 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.151 CAD1 CAD = 0.869 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.222 CHF1 CHF = 0.818 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7.721 CNY1 CNY = 0.130 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 159.550 JPY1 JPY = 0.006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.681 GBP1 GBP = 1.470 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.638 AUD1 AUD = 0.610 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.540 CAD1 CAD = 0.649 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.635 CHF1 CHF = 0.612 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.426 GBP1 GBP = 2.346 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.026 AUD1 AUD = 0.974 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0.965 CAD1 CAD = 1.037 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.025 CHF1 CHF = 0.976 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.407 AUD1 AUD = 0.415 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.262 CAD1 CAD = 0.442 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.401 CHF1 CHF = 0.416 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.939 CAD1 CAD = 1.065 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.997 CHF1 CHF = 1.003 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1.061 CHF1 CHF = 0.942 CAD

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