Financial news on November 07, 2006
Business and Financial news
The advertising approach for the coming holiday shopping season is shaping up as more ha-ha-ha than ho-ho-ho. Read more..
India has approved 32 foreign investment proposals worth 2.5 billion rupees ($56 million), the largest an investment of 1.4 billion rupees ($31 million) by the Walt Disney Company in United Home Entertainment, a leading entertainment company that ... Read more..
McDonald’s India said it planned to build 15 restaurants in the Eastern Indian city of Calcutta, home to the country’s only communist government, in the next five years. “In the past few years, Kolkata has witnessed very encouraging economic growt... Read more..
Northwest Airlines mechanics, replaced after going on strike in 2005, have ratified a contract that pays them to leave the bankrupt carrier or gives them a chance to reapply for their jobs. Read more..
Medarex Inc., a drug developer, said that Donald L. Drakeman, its president and chief executive, had stepped down amid inquiries into the dating of company stock options. Read more..
MySpace is aggressively trying to move into overseas markets, where people already have different habits about socializing online. Read more..
Wesley Snipes remains a federal fugitive, and the government is negotiating with him, a U.S. attorney’s spokesman said. Read more..
The company said that it would be acquired by Bain Capital and Catterton Partners in one of the biggest restaurant deals ever. Read more..
Some hotel analysts are predicting a potential downturn in the fortunes of hotel companies as businesses cut back. Read more..
Travelers say that they see laptops being opened, turned on and briefly scrutinized by customs agents, evidently at random. Read more..
Values are reported in US Dollars
|Walt Disney & Co.||DIS||32.49||33.02||32.42||32.85||11.9M|
|Johnson & Johnson||JNJ||68.17||69.03||68.14||68.71||10.7M|
|Procter & Gamble||PG||63.56||64.38||63.42||64.11||7.8M|
|International Business Machines||IBM||92.42||93.40||92.41||92.45||7.31M|
|Wells Fargo & Co.||WFC||36.35||36.57||36.20||36.39||6.88M|
Exchange Rates of November 07, 2006
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 117.670 JPY||1 JPY = 0.008 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.130 CAD||1 CAD = 0.885 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.249 CHF||1 CHF = 0.800 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 7.875 CNY||1 CNY = 0.127 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 150.320 JPY||1 JPY = 0.007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.670 GBP||1 GBP = 1.492 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.650 AUD||1 AUD = 0.606 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.443 CAD||1 CAD = 0.693 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.596 CHF||1 CHF = 0.627 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.446 GBP||1 GBP = 2.245 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.097 AUD||1 AUD = 0.911 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.959 CAD||1 CAD = 1.042 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.062 CHF||1 CHF = 0.942 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.463 AUD||1 AUD = 0.406 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.153 CAD||1 CAD = 0.465 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 2.381 CHF||1 CHF = 0.420 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.874 CAD||1 CAD = 1.145 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.966 CHF||1 CHF = 1.035 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 1.106 CHF||1 CHF = 0.904 CAD|