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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

MAR. 1 FEB. 23 % CHG.

YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires 3192.6 3112.5 7.6%

BRAZIL/Bovespa 17949.7 17833.4 67.8

BRITAIN/FTSE100 6364.9 6144.1 1.1

CANADA/TSE 300 9411.6 9315.0 42.6

FRANCE/CAC 40 6256.3 6031.3 49.0

GERMANY/DAX 7727.9 7699.0 58.8

HONG KONG/Hang Seng 16843.6 16376.8 53.9

ITALY/MIB 30 49763.0 48121.0 34.6

JAPAN/Nikkei 225 20081.7 19519.6 26.8

MEXICO/IPC 35 7614.8 7462.1 54.4

SOUTH KOREA/Composite 828.4 880.7 59.3

SPAIN/IBEX 35 12538.7 12312.3 28.7

UNITED STATES/Dow Jones 10148.2 10268.2 3.7

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.

CURRENCY CROSS RATES

USDOLLAR SKWON SFRANC MPESO YEN

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.6529 0.00147 1.0008 0.1765 15.4200

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.7750 0.00157 1.0748 0.1895 16.5586

BRITISH POUND 0.6302 0.00056 0.3820 0.0673 5.8847

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4485 0.00128 0.8770 0.1546 13.5114

EUROPEAN EURO 1.0280 0.00091 0.6224 0.1096 9.5919

JAPANESE YEN 107.18 0.09600 64.90 11.4417 -

MEXICAN PESO 9.3675 0.00830 5.6718 - 0.0874

SWISS FRANC 1.6516 0.00146 - 0.1763 1.5410

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1128.00 - 682.974 120.416 10.524

U.S. DOLLAR - 0.00089 0.6055 0.1068 9.3288

EURO CDOL POUND REAL ADOL

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.6079 1.1412 2.6203 0.3408 -

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.7036 1.2253 2.8157 - 0.3407

BRITISH POUND 0.6133 0.4355 - 0.3550 0.3814

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4092 - 2.2977 0.8161 0.8765

EUROPEAN EURO - 0.7097 1.6307 0.5792 0.6220

JAPANESE YEN 104.26 73.99 170.01 60.3831 64.8500

MEXICAN PESO 9.112 6.467 14.8639 5.2775 5.6673

SWISS FRANC 1.6066 1.1402 2.6198 0.9305 0.9993

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1097.300 778.737 1789.29 635.493 682.437

U.S. DOLLAR 0.9728 0.6903 1.5863 0.5634 0.6048

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Mar. 1, 2000

CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES

MAR. 1 FEB. 23 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash 5.50 5.50 4.75

BRAZIL/Selic Overnight 18.87 18.87 38.97

BRITAIN/Base Lending 5.75 5.75 5.50

CANADA/Overnite Financing 5.25 5.25 5.00

EURO ZONE/Refinance 3.25 3.25 3.00

HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight 5.75 5.75 6.13

JAPAN/Overnight Call 0.02 0.02 0.14

MEXICO/One-day Loan 15.00* 15.15 26.90

SOUTH KOREA/Discount 5.11* 5.04 3.00

UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate 5.85* 5.81 4.73

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Feb. 29

GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)

MAR. 1 FEB. 23 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA 6.54 6.77 5.50

BRITAIN 5.45 5.43 4.58

CANADA 6.14* 6.19 5.05

FRANCE 5.60 5.56 4.11

GERMANY 5.49 5.41 3.99

HONG KONG 7.69 7.62 NA

ITALY 5.75 5.70 4.24

JAPAN 1.86 1.84 2.02

SOUTH KOREA (3-Year) 8.88* 9.00 8.69

SPAIN 5.70 5.64 4.19

UNITED STATES 6.41 6.36 5.24

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Feb. 29

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