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The Pros' Global Picks

STOCK/COUNTRY           PRICE   PRICE-EARNINGS
                                   RATIO*
BANK OF IRELAND         $8.43        9
(IRELAND)
It's expanding rapidly, and the stock is still a bargain


BOEING (U.S.)           $101.25      19
No.1 in passenger planes--while airline traffic is booming


CANON (JAPAN)           $106.75**    23
With Japan in the doldrums, it's on the move worldwide


GILLETTE (U.S.)         $69.63       27
A truly global brand name, but cheaper than Coca-Cola


GUCCI (ITALY)           $65.63**     26
Its sales of tony apparel for the upper crust are sizzling


INNER MONGOLIA          48 cents     NA
ERDOS (CHINA)
China's cashmere king is spreading across the U.S.


LUCENT                  $45.88       22
TECHNOLOGIES (U.S.)
One of the world's classiest telecom equipment makers


NUTRICIA                $143.28      22
(NETHERLANDS)
Infant-formula maker with an appetite for takeovers


NOKIA (FINLAND)         $53.88**     13
Mobile phones are hot, and its stock is rebounding


MULTICANAL              $11.50**      NA
(BRAZIL)
Fast-growing cable TV operator


*Estimated 1997 earnings
**American depositary receipts
DATA: BUSINESS WEEK SURVEY OF ANALYSTS AND FUND MANAGERS, BLOOMBERG FINANCIAL 
MARKETS


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