Financial news on May 31, 2010

Business and Financial news
Betting on a Bounty Hunter, and Perhaps Love

“Jonah Hex” is Warner Brothers’s latest effort to find a movie hit in the graphic novels and hard-edged comics of its DC Entertainment unit. Read more..

By MICHAEL CIEPLY - The New York Times

Mobile TV's Last Frontier: U.S. and Europe

Free-to-air mobile TV is common just about everywhere except the United States and Europe, where operator resistance, technical standards and licensing hurdles have interfered with the spread of the technology. Read more..

By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN - International Herald Tribune

Numberplay: A Fond Farewell to Martin Gardner

A fond farewell to Martin Gardner with a random selection of the master’s puzzles. Read more..

By PRADEEP MUTALIK - The New York Times

Talks Continue to Save Prudential’s A.I.A. Deal

Prudential Plc and the American International Group remained locked in talks on Monday over the sale of the American insurer’s massive Asian life insurance arm, a deal that is now in jeopardy, people briefed on the matter told DealBook. Read more..

By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of May 31, 2010
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 91.170 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.043 CAD 1 CAD = 0.959 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.155 CHF 1 CHF = 0.866 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.829 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 112.190 JPY 1 JPY = 0.009 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.846 GBP 1 GBP = 1.181 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.453 AUD 1 AUD = 0.688 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.284 CAD 1 CAD = 0.779 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.422 CHF 1 CHF = 0.703 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 8.401 CNY 1 CNY = 0.119 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.754 GBP 1 GBP = 1.326 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.294 AUD 1 AUD = 0.773 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.144 CAD 1 CAD = 0.874 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.267 CHF 1 CHF = 0.789 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.716 AUD 1 AUD = 0.583 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.516 CAD 1 CAD = 0.660 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.679 CHF 1 CHF = 0.596 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 9.912 CNY 1 CNY = 0.101 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.884 CAD 1 CAD = 1.132 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.978 CHF 1 CHF = 1.022 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.786 CNY 1 CNY = 0.173 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1.106 CHF 1 CHF = 0.904 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.543 CNY 1 CNY = 0.153 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 5.908 CNY 1 CNY = 0.169 CHF

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