Financial news on November 23, 2006
Business and Financial news
Balking at ticket prices that have increased 15 percent this year, travelers are aggressively scouring the Internet for cheaper fares. Read more..
The Transportation Department’s inspector general said airlines still did not provide timely or accurate information to passengers about delays. Read more..
This holiday season there are dozens of DVD players with rechargeable batteries and headphone jacks. The Coby V.Zon TF-DVD 560 adds Sega games to the mix. Read more..
Google can recognize certain types of numbers and codes typed into its search box and save you a step in your quest. Read more..
I.B.M. agreed to pay $65 million to settle accusations that it illegally denied overtime compensation to thousands of workers. Read more..
The Texas Pacific Group is demonstrating how private equity financiers have become catalysts in reshaping business in Europe. Read more..
The Samsung BlackJack uses Cingular’s high-speed data network to download Web pages and e-mail at D.S.L. speeds. Read more..
The central bank ordered banks in the country to increase reserves for the first time in 17 years to rein in household debt and help curb a surge in property prices. The Bank of Korea raised the required reserve ratio on demand deposits to 7 perce... Read more..
Jabil Circuit Inc., a maker of cellphones for Nokia, agreed to buy Green Point Enterprises in Taiwan for about $881 million. Jabil will gain a maker of plastic casings for mobile phones and battery packs with 30,000 employees and nine factories in... Read more..
Computers long ago ceased to be simply tools. Instead, like digital music players and digital cameras, they are coming to reflect people’s tastes and aspirations. Read more..
Exchange Rates of November 23, 2006
|US Dollar||Japanese Yen||1 USD = 116.280 JPY||1 JPY = 0.009 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1.142 CAD||1 CAD = 0.876 USD|
|US Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 USD = 1.224 CHF||1 CHF = 0.817 USD|
|US Dollar||Chinese Yuan||1 USD = 7.861 CNY||1 CNY = 0.127 USD|
|Euro||Japanese Yen||1 EUR = 150.550 JPY||1 JPY = 0.007 EUR|
|Euro||Pound Sterling||1 EUR = 0.676 GBP||1 GBP = 1.480 EUR|
|Euro||Australian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.673 AUD||1 AUD = 0.598 EUR|
|Euro||Canadian Dollar||1 EUR = 1.478 CAD||1 CAD = 0.676 EUR|
|Euro||Swiss Franc||1 EUR = 1.585 CHF||1 CHF = 0.631 EUR|
|Japanese Yen||Pound Sterling||1 JPY = 0.449 GBP||1 GBP = 2.229 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Australian Dollar||1 JPY = 1.111 AUD||1 AUD = 0.900 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Canadian Dollar||1 JPY = 0.982 CAD||1 CAD = 1.019 JPY|
|Japanese Yen||Swiss Franc||1 JPY = 1.053 CHF||1 CHF = 0.950 JPY|
|Pound Sterling||Australian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.476 AUD||1 AUD = 0.404 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Canadian Dollar||1 GBP = 2.188 CAD||1 CAD = 0.457 GBP|
|Pound Sterling||Swiss Franc||1 GBP = 2.345 CHF||1 CHF = 0.426 GBP|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0.883 CAD||1 CAD = 1.133 AUD|
|Australian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 AUD = 0.947 CHF||1 CHF = 1.056 AUD|
|Canadian Dollar||Swiss Franc||1 CAD = 1.072 CHF||1 CHF = 0.933 CAD|