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International Figures Of The Week (Int'l Edition)


International -- Int'l Figures of the Week

International Figures of the Week (int'l edition)

STOCK INDEXES

MAY 3 APR. 26 % CHG.

YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires 3076.7 3084.5 6.1%

BRAZIL/Bovespa 15108.6 15446.4 36.2

BRITAIN/FTSE100 6184.8 6256.5 -0.7

CANADA/TSE 300 9291.3 9378.0 35.8

FRANCE/CAC 40 6435.7 6390.9 47.9

GERMANY/DAX 7376.9 7388.6 45.5

HONG KONG/Hang Seng 15577.5 15227.4 28.2

ITALY/MIB 30 46376.0 45355.0 31.3

JAPAN/Nikkei 225 18439.4 18134.3 14.4

MEXICO/IPC 35 6415.5 6751.1 17.1

SOUTH KOREA/Composite 752.8 713.2 2.3

SPAIN/IBEX 35 11667.9 11481.5 15.8

UNITED STATES/Dow Jones 10480.1 10945.5 -0.8

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.

CURRENCY CROSS RATES

USDOLLAR SKWON SFRANC MPESO YEN

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.6882 0.00152 0.9785 0.1797 15.4820

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.8200 0.00164 1.0552 0.1937 16.6910

BRITISH POUND 0.6402 0.00058 0.3711 0.0682 5.8720

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4936 0.00135 0.8656 0.1590 13.6968

EUROPEAN EURO 1.1163 0.00101 0.6479 0.1189 10.2402

JAPANESE YEN 109.03 0.09700 63.22 11.6051 -

MEXICAN PESO 9.3950 0.00846 5.4476 - 0.0862

SWISS FRANC 1.7246 0.00155 - 0.1836 1.5818

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1110.00 - 643.628 118.148 10.181

U.S. DOLLAR - 0.00090 0.5798 0.1064 9.1709

EURO CDOL POUND REAL ADOL

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.5121 1.1304 2.6366 0.3255 -

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.6169 1.2187 2.8432 - 0.3255

BRITISH POUND 0.5734 0.4287 - 0.3518 0.3792

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.3378 - 2.3331 0.8207 0.8848

EUROPEAN EURO - 0.7474 1.7440 0.6134 0.6614

JAPANESE YEN 97.65 72.99 170.31 59.9066 64.5800

MEXICAN PESO 8.408 6.290 14.6741 5.1621 5.5651

SWISS FRANC 1.5447 1.1547 2.6940 0.9476 1.0216

SOUTH KOREAN WON 994.300 743.171 1733.99 609.890 657.505

U.S. DOLLAR 0.8950 0.6696 1.5622 0.5495 0.5925

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., May 3, 2000

CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES

MAY 3 APR. 26 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash 5.77 5.75 4.75

BRAZIL/Selic Overnight 18.65 18.64 27.11

BRITAIN/Base Lending 6.00 6.00 5.25

CANADA/Overnite Financing 5.50 5.50 4.59

EURO ZONE/Refinance 3.50 3.50 2.50

HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight 6.13 6.75 5.00

JAPAN/Overnight Call 0.02 0.02 0.01

MEXICO/One-day Loan 12.75* 12.00 17.82

SOUTH KOREA/Discount 5.18 5.20 3.00

UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate 6.05* 5.99 4.71

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *May 2

GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)

MAY 3 APR. 26 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA 6.55 6.40 6.03

BRITAIN 5.23 5.34 4.73

CANADA 6.21 6.10 5.17

FRANCE 5.45 5.45 4.05

GERMANY 5.34 5.33 4.29

HONG KONG 7.51 7.42 NA

ITALY 5.63 5.63 4.14

JAPAN 1.75** 1.76 1.17

SOUTH KOREA (3-Year) 9.90 8.96 7.96

SPAIN 5.54* 5.58 3.98

UNITED STATES 6.30 6.13 5.34

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Apr. 28, **May

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