Financial news on November 26, 2009

Business and Financial news
Beer Connoisseurs Defy Hurdles to Start Breweries

Stiff competition and difficult business conditions have not stopped microbrewers from trying their hands and hops at making beer. Read more..

By J. ALEX TARQUINIO - The New York Times

Bringing Big Smiles to iPhone Shutterbugs

A look at 15 of the roughly 2,000 camera apps that can help you capture, edit, enhance and share your images. Read more..

By RIK FAIRLIE - The New York Times

Britain Defends Decision Not to Reveal Emergency Aid to Banks

The chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, said that the central bank was right not to reveal the aid to Royal Bank of Scotland and HBOS last year because the banking system was close to meltdown. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - International Herald Tribune

Greenberg and A.I.G. Settle Legal Disputes

The former chief executive will receive materials to help write a memoir, as well as photographs and a Persian rug. Read more..


Retailers Extend Deals Beyond Black Friday

A new pricing strategy by stores gives shoppers a break from the bruising crowds on Friday. Read more..


The Latest Entrepreneurial Fantasy Is Selling Cupcakes

The small-business world is going cupcake-mad, and not just in meccas like Los Angeles and New York. Read more..

By ELIZABETH OLSON - The New York Times

Two Swiss Telecom Companies to Merge

The combined company will have 3.4 million customers and a 38 percent market share and compete with Swisscom, which is 57 percent owned by the Swiss government. Read more..

By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN - The New York Times

Two Ways to See Friends

What is the difference between the “Live Feed” and the “News Feed” on Facebook? Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of November 26, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 86.540 JPY1 JPY = 0.012 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.059 CAD1 CAD = 0.944 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.003 CHF1 CHF = 0.997 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6.829 CNY1 CNY = 0.146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 129.960 JPY1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.909 GBP1 GBP = 1.100 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.643 AUD1 AUD = 0.609 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.590 CAD1 CAD = 0.629 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.506 CHF1 CHF = 0.664 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 10.258 CNY1 CNY = 0.097 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0.699 GBP1 GBP = 1.431 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1.263 AUD1 AUD = 0.792 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1.223 CAD1 CAD = 0.818 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1.158 CHF1 CHF = 0.863 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1.807 AUD1 AUD = 0.553 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1.749 CAD1 CAD = 0.572 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1.656 CHF1 CHF = 0.604 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 11.274 CNY1 CNY = 0.089 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.967 CAD1 CAD = 1.034 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.916 CHF1 CHF = 1.092 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 6.246 CNY1 CNY = 0.160 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0.946 CHF1 CHF = 1.057 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6.446 CNY1 CNY = 0.155 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6.809 CNY1 CNY = 0.147 CHF

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