Financial news on February 16, 2015
Business and Financial news
Bruce Haight brings man’s best friend to heel in today’s puzzle. Read more..
888 Holdings and its larger rival, William Hill, were unable to reach a deal because of a “significant difference of opinion on value” by a top investor, 888 said on Monday. Read more..
Growing bipartisan majority in Congress is demanding that Pres Obama's trade agenda aggressively attack practice whereby countries deliberately hold down value of their currencies against the dollar in order to keep exports cheap and make American goods more expensive; push puts Obama in bind, since such prohibitions could kill major trade deals like Trans-Pacific Partnership. Read more..
The firm, which is focused primarily on metropolitan areas in Germany, said the acquisition of Conwert Immobilien Invest would be a good strategic fit. Read more..
After several acquisitions, the international cable and wireless operator is reported to be a takeover target. Read more..
Approximately 3,000 Canadian Pacific Railway engineers and conductors go on strike after union negotiations with management break down over wages and benefits; shutdown could disrupt major industries across United States as well as Canada. Read more..
The Anbang Insurance Group said it would pay about $171 million for all of Vivant Verzekeringen’s shares and inject as much as $1.1 billion into the Dutch insurer. Read more..
Philippe Guettat, chairman and chief executive of Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouët, says it's also important to be willing to create and to be generous. Read more..
Exchange Rates of February 16, 2015
|US Dollar||Euro||1 USD = 0.881 EUR||1 EUR = 1.135 USD|
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 118.498 JPY||1 JPY = 0.008 USD|
|US Dollar||Pound Sterling||1 USD = 0.651 GBP||1 GBP = 1.537 USD|
|US Dollar||Australian Dollar||1 USD = 1.288 AUD||1 AUD = 0.777 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.247 CAD||1 CAD = 0.802 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 0.932 CHF||1 CHF = 1.073 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 6.248 CNY||1 CNY = 0.160 USD|
|US Dollar||Mexican Peso||1 USD = 14.913 MXN||1 MXN = 0.067 USD|
|US Dollar||Swidish Krona||1 USD = 8.419 SEK||1 SEK = 0.119 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 134.444 JPY||1 JPY = 0.007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.739 GBP||1 GBP = 1.354 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.461 AUD||1 AUD = 0.684 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.415 CAD||1 CAD = 0.707 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.057 CHF||1 CHF = 0.946 EUR|
|Euro||Chinese Yuan||1 EUR = 7.092 CNY||1 CNY = 0.141 EUR|
|Euro||Mexican Peso||1 EUR = 16.918 MXN||1 MXN = 0.059 EUR|
|Euro||Swidish Krona||1 EUR = 9.550 SEK||1 SEK = 0.105 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.006 GBP||1 GBP = 181.818 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.011 AUD||1 AUD = 91.743 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.011 CAD||1 CAD = 95.238 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 0.008 CHF||1 CHF = 126.582 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Chinese Yuan||1 JPY = 0.053 CNY||1 CNY = 18.975 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Mexican Peso||1 JPY = 0.126 MXN||1 MXN = 7.949 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swidish Krona||1 JPY = 0.071 SEK||1 SEK = 14.085 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.978 AUD||1 AUD = 0.506 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 1.915 CAD||1 CAD = 0.522 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 1.431 CHF||1 CHF = 0.699 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Chinese Yuan||1 GBP = 9.598 CNY||1 CNY = 0.104 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Mexican Peso||1 GBP = 22.905 MXN||1 MXN = 0.044 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swidish Krona||1 GBP = 12.920 SEK||1 SEK = 0.077 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.968 CAD||1 CAD = 1.033 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.723 CHF||1 CHF = 1.383 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 AUD = 4.854 CNY||1 CNY = 0.206 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Mexican Peso||1 AUD = 11.579 MXN||1 MXN = 0.086 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swidish Krona||1 AUD = 6.532 SEK||1 SEK = 0.153 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 0.747 CHF||1 CHF = 1.339 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 CAD = 5.014 CNY||1 CNY = 0.199 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Mexican Peso||1 CAD = 11.957 MXN||1 MXN = 0.084 CAD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swidish Krona||1 CAD = 6.744 SEK||1 SEK = 0.148 CAD|
|Swiss Franc||Chinese Yuan||1 CHF = 6.705 CNY||1 CNY = 0.149 CHF|
|Swiss Franc||Mexican Peso||1 CHF = 15.997 MXN||1 MXN = 0.063 CHF|
|Swiss Franc||Swidish Krona||1 CHF = 9.029 SEK||1 SEK = 0.111 CHF|
|Chinese Yuan||Swidish Krona||1 CNY = 1.345 SEK||1 SEK = 0.743 CNY|