Financial news on August 23, 2015

Business and Financial news
50 Companies That May Be the Next Start-Up Unicorns

Which start-ups may be next to ascend to the $1 billion valuation club? Here’s a list of 50, as compiled through an analysis from the research firm CB Insights. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Farhad and Katie’s Week in Tech: Amazon and Ashley Madison Exposed

Hackers post data stolen from a website for would-be adulterers, and an exposé about the world’s leading online retailer ruffles feathers. Read more..

By FARHAD MANJOO and KATIE BENNER - The New York Times

I’ll Defer On This One

Lynn Lempel kindly defers to her solvers. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Investors Race to Escape Risk in Once-Booming Emerging-Market Bonds

Large mutual funds that have contributed to rapid growth in developing countries have begun hastily abandoning those investments, driven in part by China's devaluation of its currency; investors, unnerved by trend many have come to view as unsustainable, have pulled $2.5 billion from market bond funds in course of one week, contributing to dramatic drop in global markets. Read more..

By LANDON THOMAS Jr - The New York Times

Liz Perle, Writer and Former Publishing Executive, Dies at 59

Liz Perle, a writer, former publishing executive and co-founder of Common Sense Media, non-profit organization that helps children and parents navigate complexities of the digital world, dies at age 59. Read more..

By DANIEL E. SLOTNIK - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of August 23, 2015
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Euro 1 USD = 0.878 EUR 1 EUR = 1.139 USD
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 121.527 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 USD
US Dollar Pound Sterling 1 USD = 0.638 GBP 1 GBP = 1.569 USD
US Dollar Australian Dollar 1 USD = 1.375 AUD 1 AUD = 0.727 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.320 CAD 1 CAD = 0.757 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 0.946 CHF 1 CHF = 1.057 USD
US Dollar Mexican Peso 1 USD = 16.986 MXN 1 MXN = 0.059 USD
US Dollar Swidish Krona 1 USD = 8.354 SEK 1 SEK = 0.120 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 138.418 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.726 GBP 1 GBP = 1.377 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.566 AUD 1 AUD = 0.638 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.504 CAD 1 CAD = 0.665 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.078 CHF 1 CHF = 0.928 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 7.272 CNY 1 CNY = 0.138 EUR
Euro Mexican Peso 1 EUR = 19.351 MXN 1 MXN = 0.052 EUR
Euro Swidish Krona 1 EUR = 9.515 SEK 1 SEK = 0.105 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.005 GBP 1 GBP = 192.308 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.011 AUD 1 AUD = 88.496 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0.011 CAD 1 CAD = 91.743 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 0.008 CHF 1 CHF = 128.205 JPY
Japanese Yen Chinese Yuan 1 JPY = 0.052 CNY 1 CNY = 19.084 JPY
Japanese Yen Mexican Peso 1 JPY = 0.140 MXN 1 MXN = 7.158 JPY
Japanese Yen Swidish Krona 1 JPY = 0.069 SEK 1 SEK = 14.556 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.157 AUD 1 AUD = 0.464 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2.071 CAD 1 CAD = 0.483 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.484 CHF 1 CHF = 0.674 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.026 CNY 1 CNY = 0.100 GBP
Pound Sterling Mexican Peso 1 GBP = 26.640 MXN 1 MXN = 0.038 GBP
Pound Sterling Swidish Krona 1 GBP = 13.101 SEK 1 SEK = 0.076 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.960 CAD 1 CAD = 1.042 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.688 CHF 1 CHF = 1.454 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 4.663 CNY 1 CNY = 0.214 AUD
Australian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 AUD = 12.361 MXN 1 MXN = 0.081 AUD
Australian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 AUD = 6.072 SEK 1 SEK = 0.165 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.716 CHF 1 CHF = 1.396 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 4.844 CNY 1 CNY = 0.206 CAD
Canadian Dollar Mexican Peso 1 CAD = 12.880 MXN 1 MXN = 0.078 CAD
Canadian Dollar Swidish Krona 1 CAD = 6.326 SEK 1 SEK = 0.158 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.751 CNY 1 CNY = 0.148 CHF
Swiss Franc Mexican Peso 1 CHF = 17.962 MXN 1 MXN = 0.056 CHF
Swiss Franc Swidish Krona 1 CHF = 8.828 SEK 1 SEK = 0.113 CHF

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