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International Figures Of The Week (Int'l Edition)


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International Figures of the Week (int'l edition)

STOCK INDEXES

DEC. 8 DEC. 1 % CHG.

AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires 3108.8 3037.7 10.5%

BRAZIL/Bovespa 14410.4 13874.3 112.4

BRITAIN/FTSE100 6619.4 6646.0 12.5

CANADA/TSE 300 7820.1 7592.5 20.6

FRANCE/CAC 40 5487.1 5381.4 39.2

GERMANY/DAX 5430.3 5430.3 8.6

HONG KONG/Hang Seng 15989.4 15422.5 59.1

ITALY/MIB 30 38781.0 36464.0 10.3

JAPAN/Nikkei 225 18401.2 18496.0 32.9

MEXICO/IPC 35 6665.0 6201.1 68.3

SOUTH KOREA/Composite 988.3 999.2 75.7

SPAIN/IBEX 35 11549.6 11084.3 17.4

UNITED STATES/Dow Jones 11068.1 10998.4 20.6

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.

CURRENCY CROSS RATES

USDOLLAR SKWON SFRANC MPESO

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.5679 0.00139 1.0070 0.1655

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.8700 0.00166 1.2011 0.1974

BRITISH POUND 0.6144 0.00055 0.3950 0.0649

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4778 0.00131 0.9493 0.1560

EUROPEAN EURO 0.9730 0.00087 0.6249 0.1027

JAPANESE YEN 102.93 0.09000 66.08 10.8662

MEXICAN PESO 9.4725 0.00842 6.0819 -

SWISS FRANC 1.5575 0.00139 - 0.1644

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1124.50 - 721.990 118.712

U.S. DOLLAR - 0.00089 0.6423 0.1056

YEN EURO CDOL

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 15.2300 1.6127 1.0607

BRAZILIAN REAL 18.1650 1.9094 1.2654

BRITISH POUND 5.9747 0.6313 0.4161

CANADIAN DOLLAR 14.3591 1.5186 -

EUROPEAN EURO 9.4531 - 0.6586

JAPANESE YEN - 105.79 69.65

MEXICAN PESO 0.0920 9.733 6.410

SWISS FRANC 1.5131 1.6005 1.0540

SOUTH KOREAN WON 10.925 1155.600 760.928

U.S. DOLLAR 9.7139 1.0276 0.6767

POUND REAL ADOL

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 2.5492 0.3411 -

BRAZILIAN REAL 3.0442 - 0.3408

BRITISH POUND - 0.3286 0.3914

CANADIAN DOLLAR 2.4055 0.7903 0.9417

EUROPEAN EURO 1.5840 0.5203 0.6201

JAPANESE YEN 167.56 55.0428 65.6000

MEXICAN PESO 15.4170 5.0655 6.0415

SWISS FRANC 2.5354 0.8329 0.9925

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1830.52 601.337 717.201

U.S. DOLLAR 1.6279 0.5348 0.6373

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

CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES

DEC. 8 DEC. 1 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash 5.00 4.98 4.76

BRAZIL/Selic Overnight 18.95 19.02 31.24

BRITAIN/Base Lending 5.50 5.50 6.25

CANADA/Overnite Financing 5.00 5.00 5.11

EURO ZONE/Refinance 3.00 3.00 NA

HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight 4.00 5.13 5.50

JAPAN/Overnight Call 0.02 0.03 0.24

MEXICO/One-day Loan 15.40* 16.75 28.56

SOUTH KOREA/Discount 4.78 4.79 3.00

UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate 5.42* 5.63 4.66

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

GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)

DEC. 8 DEC. 1 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA 6.54 6.67 5.05

BRITAIN 5.24 5.22 4.36

CANADA 5.99* 6.15 5.00

FRANCE 5.13 5.23 3.88

GERMANY 5.00 5.14 3.96

HONG KONG 7.51 7.70 NA

ITALY 5.22 5.35 4.12

JAPAN 1.77 1.82 1.36

SOUTH KOREA (3-Year) 8.68 8.65 8.33

SPAIN 5.41 5.41 3.98

UNITED STATES 6.09 6.19 4.65

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

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