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International Figures Of The Week (Int'l Edition)


International -- Int'l Figures of the Week

International Figures of the Week (int'l edition)

STOCK INDEXES

MAR. 8 MAR. 1 % CHG.

YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires 3218.5 3192.6 8.5%

BRAZIL/Bovespa 18282.9 17949.7 70.9

BRITAIN/FTSE100 6411.2 6364.9 1.8

CANADA/TSE 300 9281.1 9411.6 40.7

FRANCE/CAC 40 6345.0 6256.3 51.1

GERMANY/DAX 7987.0 7727.9 64.2

HONG KONG/Hang Seng 17951.4 16843.6 64.1

ITALY/MIB 30 49665.0 49763.0 34.3

JAPAN/Nikkei 225 19766.8 20081.7 24.8

MEXICO/IPC 35 8295.2 7614.8 68.2

SOUTH KOREA/Composite 915.9 828.4 48.0

SPAIN/IBEX 35 12668.3 12538.7 30.1

UNITED STATES/Dow Jones 9844.6 10148.2 0.6

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.

CURRENCY CROSS RATES

USDOLLAR SKWON SFRANC MPESO YEN

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.6411 0.00147 0.9816 0.1772 15.3110

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.7550 0.00157 1.0498 0.1895 16.3736

BRITISH POUND 0.6324 0.00057 0.3784 0.0683 5.9020

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4568 0.00130 0.8713 0.1573 13.5896

EUROPEAN EURO 1.0407 0.00093 0.6224 0.1123 9.7064

JAPANESE YEN 107.22 0.09500 64.15 11.5757 -

MEXICAN PESO 9.2625 0.00828 5.5418 - 0.0864

SWISS FRANC 1.6714 0.00149 - 0.1804 1.5589

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1119.10 - 669.558 120.821 10.437

U.S. DOLLAR - 0.00089 0.5982 0.1080 9.3297

EURO CDOL POUND REAL ADOL

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.5780 1.1267 2.5942 0.3472 -

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.6808 1.2048 2.7745 - 0.3470

BRITISH POUND 0.6078 0.4344 - 0.3603 0.3853

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.3997 - 2.3028 0.8301 0.8871

EUROPEAN EURO - 0.7145 1.6451 0.5930 0.6337

JAPANESE YEN 103.04 73.60 169.51 61.0940 65.2900

MEXICAN PESO 8.899 6.358 14.6449 5.2778 5.6441

SWISS FRANC 1.6061 1.1474 2.6422 0.9524 1.0178

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1075.300 768.191 1769.13 637.664 681.921

U.S. DOLLAR 0.9609 0.6865 1.5809 0.5698 0.6090

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Mar. 8, 2000

CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES

MAR. 8 MAR. 1 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash 5.50 5.50 4.75

BRAZIL/Selic Overnight 18.87** 18.87 43.25

BRITAIN/Base Lending 5.75 5.75 5.50

CANADA/Overnite Financing 5.25 5.25 4.99

EURO ZONE/Refinance 3.25 3.25 3.00

HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight 5.00 5.75 5.63

JAPAN/Overnight Call 0.02 0.02 0.02

MEXICO/One-day Loan 13.65* 14.20 22.84

SOUTH KOREA/Discount 5.08 5.11 3.00

UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate 5.68* 5.85 4.74

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Mar. 7, **Mar.

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GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)

MAR. 8 MAR. 1 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA 6.70 6.54 5.50

BRITAIN 5.28 5.45 4.58

CANADA 6.12* 6.10 5.05

FRANCE 5.53 5.60 4.11

GERMANY 5.43 5.49 3.99

HONG KONG 7.64 7.69 NA

ITALY 5.69 5.75 4.24

JAPAN 1.76 1.86 1.69

SOUTH KOREA (3-Year) 9.04 8.88 8.70

SPAIN 5.65 5.70 4.19

UNITED STATES 6.38 6.41 5.24

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Mar. 7

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