Financial news on April 09, 2016

Business and Financial news
Amazon Encounters a Bumpy Road in India

Amazon and some of its rivals appear to have run afoul of new rules around foreign ownership of e-commerce companies operating in India. Read more..

By PUI-WING TAM - The New York Times

Bank of England Official to Head Prudential Regulation Authority

Sam Woods, the central bank’s executive director of insurance, will succeed Andrew Bailey as chief executive of the authority. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Bias Law

Saying “some things are more important than a rock show,” Mr. Springsteen sharply criticized the law, on gay and transgender rights, and the politicians who supported it. Read more..

By BEN SISARIO - The New York Times

Final ‘American Idol’ Draws 13.3 Million Viewers

“Idol” was the highest rated show on Thursday night in total viewers and in the 18-to-49 year old age bracket that is important to advertisers. Read more..

By JOHN KOBLIN - The New York Times

Multigenerational Homes That Fit Just Right

As more American parents, their grown children and their grandchildren live together, homebuilders accommodate the demand with specially designed houses. Read more..

By JANET MORRISSEY - The New York Times

Once a Bright Spot, Afghan Telecoms Face Unsustainable Losses

Cellphone providers challenged by the loss of potential customers and hurt by new taxes are trying to expand services and bring more Afghans online. Read more..

By KRISTINA SHEVORY - The New York Times

Puerto Rico Rescue Bill Nears Completion in House Committee

Staff aides worked through a spring recess, hoping to get a bill on the House floor by Thursday. Read more..


Something in the Water

Randolph Ross floats one by us. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Variety: Puns and Anagrams

Mark Diehl offers us a lively Puns and Anagrams puzzle. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Vivendi and Mediaset Join Forces to Consolidate Europe’s Media Industry

The French and Italian companies announced a share-swap deal that will give each a 3.5 percent stake in the other. Read more..

By MARK SCOTT - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of April 09, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 17,769 MXN1 MXN = 0,056 USD

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