Foreign exchange rates

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These are indicative wholesale rates for foreign currency provided by the Bank of Canada on Friday. Quotations in Canadian funds.Australia dollar 0.9791Brazil real 0.3925China renminbi 0.1873Euro 1.4601Hong Kong dollar 0.155344India rupee 0.01902Indonesia rupiah 0.0000920Japan yen 0.01126Malaysia ringgit 0.2892Mexico peso 0.06852N.Z. dollar 0.8826Norway krone 0.1568Peruvian new sol 0.3753Russia rouble 0.02119Saudi riyal 0.3235Singapore dollar 0.9055South Africa rand 0.09399South Korean won 0.001071Sweden krona 0.1529Switzerland franc 1.2821Taiwanese dollar 0.04038Thailand baht 0.03664Turkey lira 0.3555U.K. pound 1.6014U.S. dollar 1.2132Vietnam dong 0.000053 read more

Need a ride Ask a friend Facebook and Uber launch new partnership

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by CNN and News Staff Posted Dec 17, 2015 6:43 am MDT Last Updated Dec 17, 2015 at 6:37 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Need a ride? Ask a friend: Facebook and Uber launch new partnership Facebook and Uber announced a partnership on Dec. 16, 2015. FACEBOOK. Need a ride? Just ask a friend.An old-fashioned way of getting around is getting a modern facelift as Facebook and Uber launch a new partnership.Soon, users in select U.S. cities can request a ride by booking it from the Messenger app. The idea is that people who coordinate plans with Messenger will be able to book a car without switching apps.It will also let Facebook import and save Uber users’ payment information, a feature that users will be able to opt out of. Uber is promoting the deal by offering the first ride for free, up to $20.However, it’s not yet known when – or if – the feature will come to Canada.With files from CNN and 680 NEWS, Toronto. read more