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Int'l Figures of the Week (int'l edition)

STOCK INDEXES

MAR. 15 MAR. 8 % CHG.

YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires 3163.5 3218.5 6.6%

BRAZIL/Bovespa 17415.9 18282.9 62.8

BRITAIN/FTSE100 6447.0 6411.2 2.4

CANADA/TSE 300 9293.6 9281.1 40.9

FRANCE/CAC 40 6188.9 6345.0 47.4

GERMANY/DAX 7414.5 7987.0 52.4

HONG KONG/Hang Seng 16747.2 17951.4 53.1

ITALY/MIB 30 47769.0 49665.0 29.2

JAPAN/Nikkei 225 19078.6 19766.8 20.5

MEXICO/IPC 35 7987.9 8295.2 62.0

SOUTH KOREA/Composite 837.5 915.9 35.3

SPAIN/IBEX 35 12279.5 12668.3 26.1

UNITED STATES/Dow Jones 10141.3 9844.6 3.6

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.

CURRENCY CROSS RATES

USDOLLAR SKWON SFRANC MPESO YEN

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.6304 0.00146 0.9785 0.1746 15.4390

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.7350 0.00155 1.0412 0.1858 16.4291

BRITISH POUND 0.6357 0.00057 0.3816 0.0681 6.0204

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4669 0.00131 0.8802 0.1571 13.8881

EUROPEAN EURO 1.0328 0.00092 0.6199 0.1107 9.7804

JAPANESE YEN 105.61 0.09300 63.40 11.3103 -

MEXICAN PESO 9.3375 0.00835 5.6047 - 0.0884

SWISS FRANC 1.6660 0.00149 - 0.1784 1.5776

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1118.40 - 671.309 119.775 10.590

U.S. DOLLAR - 0.00089 0.6001 0.1071 9.4692

EURO CDOL POUND REAL ADOL

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.5788 1.1116 2.5644 0.3535 -

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.6869 1.1827 2.7286 - 0.3535

BRITISH POUND 0.6157 0.4334 - 0.3664 0.3900

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4204 - 2.3068 0.8455 0.8996

EUROPEAN EURO - 0.7041 1.6249 0.5953 0.6334

JAPANESE YEN 102.28 72.01 166.10 60.8703 64.7800

MEXICAN PESO 9.042 6.365 14.6907 5.3818 5.7271

SWISS FRANC 1.6132 1.1358 2.6199 0.9602 1.0218

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1083.000 762.424 1758.77 644.611 685.967

U.S. DOLLAR 0.9683 0.6817 1.5727 0.5764 0.6134

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Mar. 15, 2000

CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES

MAR. 15 MAR. 8 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash 5.50 5.50 4.75

BRAZIL/Selic Overnight 18.88 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 5.50 5.00 5.63

JAPAN/Overnight Call 0.02 0.02 0.02

MEXICO/One-day Loan 14.30* 13.75 22.84

SOUTH KOREA/Discount 5.06 5.08 3.00

UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate 5.80 5.68 4.77

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Mar. 14

GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)

MAR. 15 MAR. 8 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA 6.58 6.70 5.50

BRITAIN 5.31 5.37 4.58

CANADA 6.06 6.12 5.05

FRANCE 5.45 5.53 4.11

GERMANY 5.35 5.43 3.99

HONG KONG 7.64 7.64 NA

ITALY 5.60 5.69 4.24

JAPAN 1.80 1.76 1.69

SOUTH KOREA (3-Year) 9.10 9.04 8.70

SPAIN 5.52 5.65 4.19

UNITED STATES 6.29 6.38 5.24

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Mar. 14

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