International Figures Of The Week

STOCK INDEXES
      
                                  NOV. 17         NOV. 10          % CHG.
      AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires     3036.0          2940.7           9.5%
      BRAZIL/Bovespa              12812.5         12879.9          48.5
      BRITAIN/FTSE100              6555.7          6435.5          14.1
      CANADA/TSE 300               7591.3          7292.6          19.7
      FRANCE/CAC 40                5178.2          4997.6          34.7
      GERMANY/DAX                  5430.3          5430.3           8.1
      HONG KONG/Hang Seng         14704.5         13669.7          41.4
      ITALY/MIB 30                34154.0         33543.0           3.7
      JAPAN/Nikkei 225            18274.8         18567.9          22.8
      MEXICO/IPC 35                6103.6          5867.4          61.9
      SOUTH KOREA/Composite         967.6           943.5         114.1
      SPAIN/IBEX 35               10639.7         10260.1          10.3
      UNITED STATES/Dow Jones     10883.1         10617.3          19.4
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.
      
      CURRENCY CROSS RATES
      
                                USDOLLAR         SKWON            SFRANC
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR         1.5636           0.00130          1.0153
      BRAZILIAN REAL            1.9350           0.00164          1.2566
      BRITISH POUND             0.6156           0.00052          0.3996
      CANADIAN DOLLAR           1.4699           0.00125          0.9541
      EUROPEAN EURO             0.9607           0.00082          0.6241
      JAPANESE YEN              105.54           0.08900          68.56
      MEXICAN PESO              9.3550           0.00794          6.0763
      SWISS FRANC               1.5396           0.00131          -
      SOUTH KOREAN WON          1177.50          -                764.809
      U.S. DOLLAR               -                0.00085          0.6494
      
                                MPESO            YEN              EURO
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR         0.1671           14.8150          1.6277
      BRAZILIAN REAL            0.2068           18.3343          2.0136
      BRITISH POUND             0.0658           5.8301           0.6407
      CANADIAN DOLLAR           0.1571           13.9208          1.5299
      EUROPEAN EURO             0.1027           0.9104           -
      JAPANESE YEN              11.2817          -                109.85
      MEXICAN PESO              -                0.0886           9.737
      SWISS FRANC               0.1646           1.4587           1.6025
      SOUTH KOREAN WON          125.869          11.157           1225.600
      U.S. DOLLAR               0.1069           9.4751           1.0408
      
                            CDOL        POUND        REAL         ADOL
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR     1.0643      2.5412       0.3305       -
      BRAZILIAN REAL        1.3166      3.1434       -            0.3305
      BRITISH POUND         0.4189      -            0.3181       0.3936
      CANADIAN DOLLAR       -           2.3877       0.7596       0.9399
      EUROPEAN EURO         0.6537      1.5608       0.4965       0.6144
      JAPANESE YEN          71.81       171.46       54.5426      67.4900
      MEXICAN PESO          6.364       15.1972      4.8346       5.9830
      SWISS FRANC           1.0475      2.5011       0.7957       0.9846
      SOUTH KOREAN WON      801.075     1912.85      608.527      753.070
      U.S. DOLLAR           0.6804      1.6245       0.5168       0.6395
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Nov. 17
      
      CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES
      
                                             NOV. 17     NOV. 10       YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash                5.00*        4.75          5.00
      BRAZIL/Selic Overnight                 19.00        18.80         38.73
      BRITAIN/Base Lending                    5.50         5.50          6.75
      CANADA/Overnite Financing               4.75*        4.75          4.95
      EURO ZONE/Refinance                     3.00         3.00          NA
      HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight           4.88         5.13          5.75
      JAPAN/Overnight Call                    0.03         0.03          0.19
      MEXICO/One-day Loan                    15.75*       16.75         27.76
      SOUTH KOREA/Discount                    4.79         4.73          3.00
      UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate        5.44         5.19          4.61
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Nov. 16
      
      GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)
      
                            NOV. 17         NOV. 10         YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA               6.50            6.58            5.04
      BRITAIN                 5.01            5.13            4.65
      CANADA                  5.99*           6.03            5.00
      FRANCE                  4.94            5.09            4.03
      GERMANY                 4.87            4.99            3.96
      HONG KONG               7.34            7.43            NA
      ITALY                   5.12            5.23            4.12
      JAPAN                   1.79            1.79            0.89
      SOUTH KOREA (3-Year)    8.43            8.35            8.45
      SPAIN                   5.41            5.41            4.25
      UNITED STATES           5.95            5.95            4.65
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Nov. 16
      
      

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