Financial news on December 14, 2014
Business and Financial news
Growing popularity of electronic cigarettes fuels e-cigarette boom in China, which is expected to ship more than 300 million of the devices to United States and Europe; enormous supply chain for e-cigarettes is largely unregulated by Chinese authorities, and experts say lack of oversight could account for some of heavy metals, carcinogens and other dangerous compounds that have been detected in some of the devices (Series: The New Smoke). Read more..
A new boutique luxury development features access to Berlin's most-storied department store and concierge service. Read more..
A new bonanza of resources could improve the nation’s ties with Egypt, Jordan and even the Palestinian Authority. The linchpin of this diplomatic push: an oil company in Texas. Read more..
The expansion of Amazon Prime benefits, as well as the company’s many other projects, appears to be fueled in part by fattened margins on physical books. Read more..
Capri, a 50-minute ferry trip from Naples, draws a flow of visitors that sometimes doubles the population. Now those tourists are likely to become buyers. Read more..
PetSmart announced on Sunday that it would sell itself to an investor group led by the private equity firm BC Partners, in the biggest leveraged buyout of a company this year. Read more..
世界上90%的电子烟产于中国。但专家警告，劣质的电子烟设备会将重金属和致癌物质与尼古丁一并气化。 Read more..
Exchange Rates of December 14, 2014
|US Dollar||Euro||1 USD = 0.801 EUR||1 EUR = 1.248 USD|
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 118.223 JPY||1 JPY = 0.008 USD|
|US Dollar||Pound Sterling||1 USD = 0.635 GBP||1 GBP = 1.574 USD|
|US Dollar||Australian Dollar||1 USD = 1.212 AUD||1 AUD = 0.825 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.157 CAD||1 CAD = 0.864 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 0.963 CHF||1 CHF = 1.039 USD|
|US Dollar||Mexican Peso||1 USD = 14.704 MXN||1 MXN = 0.068 USD|
|US Dollar||Swidish Krona||1 USD = 7.533 SEK||1 SEK = 0.133 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 147.479 JPY||1 JPY = 0.007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.793 GBP||1 GBP = 1.261 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.512 AUD||1 AUD = 0.662 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.443 CAD||1 CAD = 0.693 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.201 CHF||1 CHF = 0.833 EUR|
|Euro||Chinese Yuan||1 EUR = 7.719 CNY||1 CNY = 0.130 EUR|
|Euro||Mexican Peso||1 EUR = 18.344 MXN||1 MXN = 0.055 EUR|
|Euro||Swidish Krona||1 EUR = 9.392 SEK||1 SEK = 0.106 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.005 GBP||1 GBP = 185.185 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.010 AUD||1 AUD = 97.087 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.010 CAD||1 CAD = 102.041 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 0.008 CHF||1 CHF = 123.457 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Chinese Yuan||1 JPY = 0.052 CNY||1 CNY = 19.194 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Mexican Peso||1 JPY = 0.124 MXN||1 MXN = 8.039 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swidish Krona||1 JPY = 0.064 SEK||1 SEK = 15.699 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.906 AUD||1 AUD = 0.525 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.819 CAD||1 CAD = 0.550 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 1.514 CHF||1 CHF = 0.660 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Chinese Yuan||1 GBP = 9.732 CNY||1 CNY = 0.103 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Mexican Peso||1 GBP = 23.141 MXN||1 MXN = 0.043 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swidish Krona||1 GBP = 11.841 SEK||1 SEK = 0.084 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.954 CAD||1 CAD = 1.048 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.794 CHF||1 CHF = 1.259 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 AUD = 5.105 CNY||1 CNY = 0.196 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Mexican Peso||1 AUD = 12.138 MXN||1 MXN = 0.082 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swidish Krona||1 AUD = 6.206 SEK||1 SEK = 0.161 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 0.832 CHF||1 CHF = 1.202 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 CAD = 5.335 CNY||1 CNY = 0.187 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Mexican Peso||1 CAD = 12.712 MXN||1 MXN = 0.079 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swidish Krona||1 CAD = 6.500 SEK||1 SEK = 0.154 CAD|
|Swiss Franc||Chinese Yuan||1 CHF = 6.427 CNY||1 CNY = 0.156 CHF|
|Swiss Franc||Mexican Peso||1 CHF = 15.274 MXN||1 MXN = 0.065 CHF|
|Swiss Franc||Swidish Krona||1 CHF = 7.813 SEK||1 SEK = 0.128 CHF|