International Figures Of The Week

STOCK INDEXES
      
                                    JAN. 26   JAN. 19   % CHG.
                                                        YEAR AGO
      
      AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires       3078.6    3105.4     6.4%
      BRAZIL/Bovespa                17030.0   17470.2   108.4
      BRITAIN/FTSE100                6375.6    6445.4     8.1
      CANADA/TSE 300                 8630.9    8635.1    28.3
      FRANCE/CAC 40                  5646.3    5649.5    32.8
      GERMANY/DAX                    6969.4    7091.0    34.5
      HONG KONG/Hang Seng           15427.7   15275.3    62.3
      ITALY/MIB 30                  42077.0   41965.0    21.4
      JAPAN/Nikkei 225              19111.2   18897.8    31.8
      MEXICO/IPC 35                  6934.4    7171.2    75.2
      SOUTH KOREA/Composite           885.5     938.8    55.0
      SPAIN/IBEX 35                 11031.4   11120.7    11.7
      UNITED STATES/Dow Jones       11067.7   11489.4    18.3
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.
      
      CURRENCY CROSS RATES
      
                               USDOLLAR  SKWON     SFRANC    MPESO     YEN
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR        1.5349    0.00136   0.9531    0.1614    14.5110
      BRAZILIAN REAL           1.7800    0.00158   1.1052    0.1871    16.8281
      BRITISH POUND            0.6102    0.00054   0.3789    0.0642    5.7698
      CANADIAN DOLLAR          1.4378    0.00128   0.8928    0.1512    13.5930
      EUROPEAN EURO            0.9983    0.00089   0.6199    0.1050    9.4371
      JAPANESE YEN             105.74    0.09400   65.680    11.1171   -
      MEXICAN PESO             9.5115    0.00844   5.9059    -         0.0900
      SWISS FRANC              1.6105    0.00143   -         0.1693    1.5226
      SOUTH KOREAN WON         1127.50   -         700.093   118.541   10.663
      U.S. DOLLAR              -         0.00089   0.6209    0.1051    9.4540
      
                               EURO      CDOL      POUND     REAL      ADOL
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR        1.5380    1.0675    2.5150    0.3660    -
      BRAZILIAN REAL           1.7826    1.2380    2.9153    -         0.3660
      BRITISH POUND            0.6116    0.4244    -         0.3428    0.3978
      CANADIAN DOLLAR          1.4403    -         2.3548    0.8078    0.9366
      EUROPEAN EURO            -         0.6942    1.6357    0.5608    0.6508
      JAPANESE YEN             105.93    73.57     173.18    59.4045   68.9000
      MEXICAN PESO             9.526     6.615     15.5851   5.3435    6.1968
      SWISS FRANC              1.6133    1.1201    2.6376    0.9048    1.0491
      SOUTH KOREAN WON         1129.500  784.184   1846.56   633.427   734.576
      U.S. DOLLAR              1.0017    0.6955    1.6378    0.5618    0.6515
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.; quotes as of 3 p.m., Jan. 26, 2000
      
      CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES
      
                                              JAN. 26   JAN. 19   YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash                5.00*     5.00      4.75
      BRAZIL/Selic Overnight                  18.87     18.87     31.19
      BRITAIN/Base Lending                    5.75      5.75      6.00
      CANADA/Overnite Financing               5.00      5.00      4.99
      EURO ZONE/Refinance                     3.00      3.00      3.00
      HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight           5.00      4.50      5.94
      JAPAN/Overnight Call                    0.02      0.02      0.20
      MEXICO/One-day Loan                     16.50*    16.50     28.31
      SOUTH KOREA/Discount                    4.77      4.77      3.00
      UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate        5.46      5.83      4.84
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Jan. 25
      
      GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)
      
                                              JAN. 26   JAN. 19   YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA                               7.28*     7.34      5.05
      BRITAIN                                 5.70      5.86      4.17
      CANADA                                  6.34*     6.57      4.89
      FRANCE                                  5.68      5.77      3.72
      GERMANY                                 5.54      5.64      3.63
      HONG KONG                               7.72      7.84      NA
      ITALY                                   5.79      5.91      3.88
      JAPAN                                   1.65      1.75      1.79
      SOUTH KOREA (3-Year)                    9.36      9.57      7.47
      SPAIN                                   5.41      5.41      3.83
      UNITED STATES                           6.69      6.74      4.65
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Jan. 25
      
      
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