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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. 22 MAR. 15 % CHG.

YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires 3274.1 3163.5 10.3%

BRAZIL/Bovespa 18331.6 17415.9 71.4

BRITAIN/FTSE100 6609.6 6447.0 5.0

CANADA/TSE 300 9889.8 9293.6 49.9

FRANCE/CAC 40 6279.3 6188.9 49.6

GERMANY/DAX 7798.6 7414.5 60.3

HONG KONG/Hang Seng 17547.0 16747.2 60.4

ITALY/MIB 30 47246.0 47769.0 27.8

JAPAN/Nikkei 225 19733.6 19078.6 24.6

MEXICO/IPC 35 7780.9 7987.9 57.8

SOUTH KOREA/Composite 882.4 837.5 42.6

SPAIN/IBEX 35 12172.2 12279.5 25.0

UNITED STATES/Dow Jones 10871.7 10141.3 11.1

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.

CURRENCY CROSS RATES

USDOLLAR SKWON SFRANC MPESO YEN

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.6536 0.00149 0.9876 0.1784 15.4540

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.7350 0.00156 1.0360 0.1872 16.2150

BRITISH POUND 0.6337 0.00057 0.3784 0.0684 5.9218

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4700 0.00132 0.8779 0.1586 13.7388

EUROPEAN EURO 1.0408 0.00093 0.6215 0.1123 9.7281

JAPANESE YEN 106.99 0.09500 63.900 11.5415 -

MEXICAN PESO 9.2700 0.00833 5.5357 - 0.0866

SWISS FRANC 1.6746 0.00150 - 0.1806 1.5650

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1113.50 - 664.935 120.119 10.408

U.S. DOLLAR - 0.00090 0.5971 0.1079 9.3458

EURO CDOL POUND REAL ADOL

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.5884 1.1248 2.6097 0.3486 -

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.6605 1.1801 2.7392 - 0.3486

BRITISH POUND 0.6085 0.4311 - 0.3652 0.3831

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4123 - 2.3209 0.8473 0.8892

EUROPEAN EURO - 0.7081 1.6434 0.5999 0.6295

JAPANESE YEN 102.79 72.79 168.92 61.6657 64.7100

MEXICAN PESO 8.907 6.306 14.6299 5.3429 5.6060

SWISS FRANC 1.6087 1.1392 2.6438 0.9652 1.0128

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1069.800 757.483 1758.05 641.787 673.379

U.S. DOLLAR 0.9607 0.6802 1.5788 0.5764 0.6048

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Mar. 22, 2000

CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES

MAR. 22 MAR. 15 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash 5.50 5.50 4.75

BRAZIL/Selic Overnight 18.88 18.88 43.25

BRITAIN/Base Lending 6.00 5.75 5.50

CANADA/Overnite Financing 5.50 5.25 4.99

EURO ZONE/Refinance 3.50 3.25 3.00

HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight 5.25 5.50 5.63

JAPAN/Overnight Call 0.02 0.02 0.02

MEXICO/One-day Loan 14.60** 12.50 22.84

SOUTH KOREA/Discount 5.12 5.06 3.00

UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate 5.81* 5.80 4.79

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Mar. 21,

**Mar. 17

GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)

MAR. 22 MAR. 15 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA 6.40 6.58 5.50

BRITAIN 5.19 5.31 4.58

CANADA 5.90 6.06 5.05

FRANCE 5.31 5.45 4.11

GERMANY 5.22 5.35 3.99

HONG KONG 7.46 7.64 NA

ITALY 5.51 5.60 4.24

JAPAN 1.87 1.80 1.69

SOUTH KOREA (3-Year) 9.11 9.10 8.47

SPAIN 5.45 5.52 4.19

UNITED STATES 6.13 6.29 5.24

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Mar. 21

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