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International Figures of the Week (int'l edition)

STOCK INDEXES

APR. 26 APR. 19 % CHG.

YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires 3084.5 3042.3 -0.5%

BRAZIL/Bovespa 15446.4 14926.2 36.1

BRITAIN/FTSE100 6256.5 6184.9 -4.5

CANADA/TSE 300 9378.0 9034.0 33.7

FRANCE/CAC 40 6390.9 6166.5 45.1

GERMANY/DAX 7388.6 7216.7 37.8

HONG KONG/Hang Seng 15227.4 15427.2 14.2

ITALY/MIB 30 45355.0 43889.0 23.3

JAPAN/Nikkei 225 18134.3 19086.6 8.6

MEXICO/IPC 35 6751.1 6446.7 24.7

SOUTH KOREA/Composite 713.2 755.1 -5.2

SPAIN/IBEX 35 11481.5 11339.8 15.1

UNITED STATES/Dow Jones 10945.5 10675.0 1.5

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.

CURRENCY CROSS RATES

USDOLLAR SKWON SFRANC MPESO YEN

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.7000 0.00153 0.9986 0.1806 15.9880

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.8000 0.00162 1.0575 0.1912 16.9292

BRITISH POUND 0.6348 0.00057 0.3729 0.0674 5.9702

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4746 0.00133 0.8663 0.1566 13.8707

EUROPEAN EURO 1.0825 0.00098 0.6360 0.1150 10.1859

JAPANESE YEN 106.28 0.09500 62.42 11.2884 -

MEXICAN PESO 9.4150 0.00849 5.5304 - 0.0886

SWISS FRANC 1.7024 0.00154 - 0.1808 1.6018

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1108.50 - 651.140 117.738 10.430

U.S. DOLLAR - 0.00090 0.5875 0.1062 9.4051

EURO CDOL POUND REAL ADOL

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.5702 1.1527 2.6780 0.3268 -

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.6568 1.2206 2.8361 - 0.3268

BRITISH POUND 0.5863 0.4305 - 0.3527 0.3734

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.3621 - 2.3231 0.8192 0.8676

EUROPEAN EURO - 0.7341 1.7055 0.6014 0.6368

JAPANESE YEN 98.18 72.07 167.44 59.0444 62.5300

MEXICAN PESO 8.696 6.385 14.8319 5.2306 5.5382

SWISS FRANC 1.5726 1.1546 2.6821 0.9458 1.0016

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1024.000 751.729 1746.50 615.833 652.059

U.S. DOLLAR 0.9238 0.6781 1.5756 0.5556 0.5883

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Apr. 26, 2000

CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES

APR. 26 APR. 19 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash 5.75* 5.75 4.75

BRAZIL/Selic Overnight 18.64 18.63 36.12

BRITAIN/Base Lending 6.00 6.00 5.25

CANADA/Overnite Financing 5.50 5.50 4.78

EURO ZONE/Refinance 3.50 3.50 2.50

HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight 6.75 6.13 4.38

JAPAN/Overnight Call 0.02 0.02 0.01

MEXICO/One-day Loan 12.50* 12.00 19.16

SOUTH KOREA/Discount 5.20 5.19 3.00

UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate 5.99* 5.93 4.83

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Apr. 25

GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)

APR. 26 APR. 19 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA 6.40 6.27 5.47

BRITAIN 5.34 5.27 4.73

CANADA 6.10 5.94 5.17

FRANCE 5.45 5.36 4.05

GERMANY 5.33 5.25 3.85

HONG KONG 7.42 7.38 NA

ITALY 5.63 5.56 4.14

JAPAN 1.76 1.73 1.42

SOUTH KOREA (3-Year) 8.96 8.90 7.66

SPAIN 5.58 5.51 3.98

UNITED STATES 6.13 6.04 5.34

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Apr. 25

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