Financial news on October 30, 2016

Business and Financial news
A Little-Noticed Fact About Trade: It’s No Longer Rising

There are signs that the slowdown is becoming structural. Developed nations appear to be backing away from globalization. Read more..

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM - The New York Times

Canada and E.U. Sign Trade Deal, Bucking Resistance to Globalization

The deal nearly fell apart at the last minute because of opposition from the Wallonia region of Belgium. Read more..

By JAMES KANTER - The New York Times

Competing Views on How to Regulate Illegal Migration

A column suggesting a modification of the Bracero Program, which brought thousands of Mexican workers to the United States from 1942 to 1964, drew strong responses. Read more..

By EDUARDO PORTER - The New York Times

Final Fed Meeting and Final Jobs Report Before Election Day

The consequences of the presidential election are uncertain, so Fed officials are unlikely to raise rates for now. And the Labor Department’s report on hiring could embolden one of the candidates. Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Ikea Strategy Ditches the Dream Home for the Daily Grind

Advertising column; Ikea's latest television and print ad campaign for American market, We Help You Make It, focuses more on diversity and family bonding than products; experts say approach is great way to target luxury-shunning, experience-seeking millennials. Read more..

By MARTHA C. WHITE - The New York Times

Media’s Odd Couple: Proudly Freewheeling HBO and Buttoned-Up AT&T

Proposed takeover of Time Warner by AT&T has entertainment analysts speculating on possible relationship between conservative telecommunications company and HBO, progressive cable network that will come under leadership of AT&T if merger is completed. Read more..

By JOHN KOBLIN - The New York Times

Publishers Are Rethinking Those ‘Around the Web’ Ads

Publishers are rethinking use of so-called content ads, suggested story links grouped under labels like Promoted Stories or Around the Web; research has discovered links often lead to questionable websites run by unidentified entities, turning off readers and potentially damaging brands. Read more..

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI and JOHN HERRMAN - The New York Times

The Stakes Are Rising in Google’s Antitrust Fight With Europe

Google will soon submit official rebuttals to anti-trust charges brought against tech giant by European Union; analysts predict even if Google wins, amount of money and resources spent on fight will mostly likely lead to alteration of its business strategy. Read more..

By MARK SCOTT - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of October 30, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarEuro1 USD = 0,911 EUR1 EUR = 1,098 USD
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 104,617 JPY1 JPY = 0,010 USD
US DollarPound Sterling1 USD = 0,820 GBP1 GBP = 1,220 USD
US DollarAustralian Dollar1 USD = 1,318 AUD1 AUD = 0,759 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,341 CAD1 CAD = 0,745 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 0,988 CHF1 CHF = 1,012 USD
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 19,019 MXN1 MXN = 0,053 USD
US DollarSwidish Krona1 USD = 9,009 SEK1 SEK = 0,111 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 114,850 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,900 GBP1 GBP = 1,111 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,447 AUD1 AUD = 0,691 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,473 CAD1 CAD = 0,679 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,085 CHF1 CHF = 0,922 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 7,438 CNY1 CNY = 0,134 EUR
EuroMexican Peso1 EUR = 20,878 MXN1 MXN = 0,048 EUR
EuroSwidish Krona1 EUR = 9,891 SEK1 SEK = 0,101 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,008 GBP1 GBP = 128,205 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 0,013 AUD1 AUD = 79,365 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,013 CAD1 CAD = 78,125 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 0,009 CHF1 CHF = 106,383 JPY
Japanese YenChinese Yuan1 JPY = 0,065 CNY1 CNY = 15,456 JPY
Japanese YenMexican Peso1 JPY = 0,182 MXN1 MXN = 5,504 JPY
Japanese YenSwidish Krona1 JPY = 0,086 SEK1 SEK = 11,614 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,607 AUD1 AUD = 0,622 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,635 CAD1 CAD = 0,611 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,204 CHF1 CHF = 0,830 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 8,262 CNY1 CNY = 0,121 GBP
Pound SterlingMexican Peso1 GBP = 23,184 MXN1 MXN = 0,043 GBP
Pound SterlingSwidish Krona1 GBP = 10,983 SEK1 SEK = 0,091 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 1,018 CAD1 CAD = 0,983 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,750 CHF1 CHF = 1,334 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,142 CNY1 CNY = 0,194 AUD
Australian DollarMexican Peso1 AUD = 14,437 MXN1 MXN = 0,069 AUD
Australian DollarSwidish Krona1 AUD = 6,827 SEK1 SEK = 0,146 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,736 CHF1 CHF = 1,358 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 5,051 CNY1 CNY = 0,198 CAD
Canadian DollarMexican Peso1 CAD = 14,180 MXN1 MXN = 0,071 CAD
Canadian DollarSwidish Krona1 CAD = 6,714 SEK1 SEK = 0,149 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,859 CNY1 CNY = 0,146 CHF
Swiss FrancMexican Peso1 CHF = 19,249 MXN1 MXN = 0,052 CHF
Swiss FrancSwidish Krona1 CHF = 9,118 SEK1 SEK = 0,110 CHF

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