Financial news on March 24, 2017

Business and Financial news
California Upholds Auto Emissions Standards, Setting Up Face-Off With Trump

The backing of rules adopted in the Obama administration is one of the most direct moves so far to blunt President Trump’s effort to roll back regulations. Read more..

By HIROKO TABUCHI - The New York Times

China’s New Limits on Money Outflows Hit a Would-Be Paradise

Based in Malaysia, Forest City promises clean air and beaches, but China’s efforts to keep money at home leave some buyers struggling to pay what they owe. Read more..

By NEIL GOUGH and CAO LI - The New York Times

C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows

Leaked details about the spy agency’s cyberweapons programs suggest the agency had developed spy tools for older Mac software, and had worked on a newer version last year. Read more..

By VINDU GOEL - The New York Times

Citing Confidentiality, British Court Blocks Reuters Article on Hedge Fund

A High Court judge in London issued an injunction blocking the publication of the report about Brevan Howard Asset Management. Read more..

By CHAD BRAY - The New York Times

Cornell Law to Start Program on Roosevelt Island

Law students will be able to study issues like privacy and cybersecurity at the new New York campus. Read more..

By ELIZABETH OLSON - The New York Times

Fake Sleuths: Web Gets It Wrong on London Attacker

On the dark side of digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Wikipedia, individuals’ misconceptions and outright falsehoods can overrun basic facts. Read more..

By MARK SCOTT - The New York Times

Gershon Kekst, Leader in Wall St. Public Relations, Dies at 82

For more than five decades in public relations, Mr. Kekst forged relationships with business moguls and the bankers and lawyers who advised them on takeovers. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED - The New York Times

Morning Agenda: Major Hedge Fund to Close

Eric Mindich has decided to shut down Eton Park Capital Management, the hedge fund he started in 2004 and expanded to manage as much as $14 billion. Read more..

By AMIE TSANG - The New York Times

U.S., in Reversal, Issues Permit for Keystone Oil Pipeline

The decision by the Trump administration revives a contentious project, opposed by environmentalists, to transport oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Read more..

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS - The New York Times

Why the Payout to Credit Suisse’s Chief Is Undeserved

Tidjane Thiam is getting $12 million for 2016. That looks bad when the bank is coming off a $2.7 billion loss for the year and may need to raise capital. Read more..

By DOMINIC ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE29,5929,8129,5329,7227.9M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC55,5056,0555,2255,8321.1M
Cisco SystemsCSCO34,0734,3033,9534,0818.1M
General MotorsGM34,4035,0734,0834,5616.3M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM87,7988,0986,7787,2916.1M
AT&T Inc.T41,7641,8941,5441,6814.2M
Oracle Corp.ORCL44,9245,0944,5844,6513.1M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ49,7049,8349,5049,689.31M
Procter & GamblePG90,7790,9290,2190,579.25M
HP Inc.HPQ17,2817,4017,1317,236.63M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ125,86126,36125,13125,486.49M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY55,8756,2555,6855,896.17M
Gilead SciencesGILD67,5767,8767,2067,516.04M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT69,9970,1769,5369,615.86M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH166,20167,40164,35165,005.24M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT44,7645,1544,6044,734.75M
Home DepotHD147,85150,15147,01147,714.74M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS112,40112,58111,68112,144.71M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B170,45170,45168,02168,664.13M
International Business MachinesIBM175,12175,50173,39173,833.22M
Union PacificUNP103,99104,61103,44103,962.73M
United TechnologiesUTX111,98112,28111,33111,802.25M
Exchange Rates of March 24, 2017
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0,926 EUR1 EUR = 1,080 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 111,329 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0,802 GBP1 GBP = 1,247 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1,310 AUD1 AUD = 0,763 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,338 CAD1 CAD = 0,747 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0,991 CHF1 CHF = 1,009 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 18,893 MXN1 MXN = 0,053 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 8,805 SEK1 SEK = 0,114 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 120,184 JPY1 JPY = 0,008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,866 GBP1 GBP = 1,155 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,414 AUD1 AUD = 0,707 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,442 CAD1 CAD = 0,693 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,070 CHF1 CHF = 0,934 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7,429 CNY1 CNY = 0,135 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 20,485 MXN1 MXN = 0,049 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9,517 SEK1 SEK = 0,105 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,007 GBP1 GBP = 138,889 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0,012 AUD1 AUD = 84,746 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,012 CAD1 CAD = 83,333 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0,009 CHF1 CHF = 112,360 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0,062 CNY1 CNY = 16,207 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0,169 MXN1 MXN = 5,907 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0,079 SEK1 SEK = 12,723 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,635 AUD1 AUD = 0,611 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,669 CAD1 CAD = 0,599 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,236 CHF1 CHF = 0,809 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 8,580 CNY1 CNY = 0,117 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 23,416 MXN1 MXN = 0,043 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 10,989 SEK1 SEK = 0,091 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 1,019 CAD1 CAD = 0,982 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,755 CHF1 CHF = 1,325 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,245 CNY1 CNY = 0,191 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 14,421 MXN1 MXN = 0,069 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6,722 SEK1 SEK = 0,149 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,740 CHF1 CHF = 1,351 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5,144 CNY1 CNY = 0,194 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 14,142 MXN1 MXN = 0,071 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6,592 SEK1 SEK = 0,152 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,938 CNY1 CNY = 0,144 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 18,935 MXN1 MXN = 0,053 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 8,876 SEK1 SEK = 0,113 CHF

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