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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

MAY 17 MAY 10 % CHG.

YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires 3040.1 3011.8 4.8%

BRAZIL/Bovespa 14870.5 14433.8 34.1

BRITAIN/FTSE100 6196.2 6100.6 -0.5

CANADA/TSE 300 9552.8 9097.1 39.6

FRANCE/CAC 40 6453.1 6263.3 48.3

GERMANY/DAX 7211.5 7120.9 42.3

HONG KONG/Hang Seng 14827.8 14492.9 22.1

ITALY/MIB 30 46247.0 45690.0 30.9

JAPAN/Nikkei 225 17404.0 17701.5 8.0

MEXICO/IPC 35 6189.1 6084.0 13.0

SOUTH KOREA/Composite 727.2 759.5 -1.2

SPAIN/IBEX 35 10905.3 10832.3 8.3

UNITED STATES/Dow Jones 10782.4 10367.8 2.1

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.

CURRENCY CROSS RATES

USDOLLAR SKWON SFRANC MPESO YEN

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.7629 0.00158 1.0163 0.1847 16.1080

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.8350 0.00165 1.0577 0.1923 16.7671

BRITISH POUND 0.6691 0.00060 0.3859 0.0702 6.1175

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.4978 0.00134 0.8632 0.1569 13.6815

EUROPEAN EURO 1.1177 0.00100 0.6443 0.1171 10.2036

JAPANESE YEN 109.53 0.09800 63.14 11.4760 -

MEXICAN PESO 9.5443 0.00856 5.5010 - 0.0871

SWISS FRANC 1.7350 0.00156 - 0.1818 1.5838

SOUTH KOREAN WON 1115.00 - 642.651 116.824 10.180

U.S. DOLLAR - 0.00090 0.5764 0.1048 9.1374

EURO CDOL POUND REAL ADOL

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.5731 1.1774 2.6331 0.3091 -

BRAZILIAN REAL 1.6314 1.2250 2.7424 - 0.3100

BRITISH POUND 0.5985 0.4471 - 0.3646 0.3805

CANADIAN DOLLAR 1.3398 - 2.2383 0.8162 0.8519

EUROPEAN EURO - 0.7463 1.6702 0.6091 0.6357

JAPANESE YEN 97.97 73.14 163.67 59.6894 62.3100

MEXICAN PESO 8.539 6.372 14.2625 5.2013 5.4140

SWISS FRANC 1.5519 1.1582 2.5926 0.9455 0.9867

SOUTH KOREAN WON 997.600 744.425 1666.26 607.629 632.481

U.S. DOLLAR 0.8945 0.6676 1.4945 0.5450 0.5688

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., May 17, 2000

CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES

MAY 17 MAY 10 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash 6.00 6.00 4.75

BRAZIL/Selic Overnight 18.51* 18.51 27.11

BRITAIN/Base Lending 6.00 6.00 5.25

CANADA/Overnite Financing 6.00 5.50 4.59

EURO ZONE/Refinance 3.75 3.75 2.50

HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight 6.63 6.69 5.00

JAPAN/Overnight Call 0.20 0.02 0.01

MEXICO/One-day Loan 13.65* 13.75 17.82

SOUTH KOREA/Discount 5.19 5.19 3.00

UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate 6.50 5.92 4.78

DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *May 16

GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)

MAY 17 MAY 10 YEAR AGO

AUSTRALIA 6.46 6.54 6.03

BRITAIN 5.31 5.30 4.73

CANADA 6.27 6.33 5.40

FRANCE 5.49 5.50 4.25

GERMANY 5.30 5.35 4.11

HONG KONG 7.76 7.74 NA

ITALY 5.71 5.67 4.45

JAPAN 1.76 1.71 1.17

SOUTH KOREA (3-Year) 8.95 8.89 7.96

SPAIN 5.64 5.63 4.28

UNITED STATES 6.42 6.52 5.61

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

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