International Figures Of The Week

STOCK INDEXES
      
                                      FEB. 2         JAN. 26             % CHG.
                                                                        YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires         3116.3         3078.6              8.2%
      BRAZIL/Bovespa                  16818.8        17036.4             88.8
      BRITAIN/FTSE100                  6302.8         6375.6              2.1
      CANADA/TSE 300                   8751.6         8630.9             38.6
      FRANCE/CAC 40                    5946.9         5646.3             45.3
      GERMANY/DAX                      7172.0         6969.4             46.3
      HONG KONG/Hang Seng             15789.8        15427.7             60.2
      ITALY/MIB 30                    43687.0        42077.0             24.6
      JAPAN/Nikkei 225                19578.9        19111.2             36.3
      MEXICO/IPC 35                    6797.6         6934.4             59.5
      SOUTH KOREA/Composite             943.6          885.5             81.4
      SPAIN/IBEX 35                   11195.6        11031.4             12.0
      UNITED STATES/Dow Jones         11029.6        11067.4             18.5
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.
      
      CURRENCY CROSS RATES
      
                            USDOLLAR    SKWON       SFRANC     MPESO     YEN
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR     1.5683      0.00139     0.9510     0.1639    14.4870
      BRAZILIAN REAL        1.7900      0.00158     1.0855     0.1870    16.5358
      BRITISH POUND         0.6221      0.00055     0.3773     0.0650    5.7476
      CANADIAN DOLLAR       1.4392      0.00127     0.8722     0.1504    13.2887
      EUROPEAN EURO         1.0250      0.00091     0.6192     0.1069    9.4273
      JAPANESE YEN          108.29      0.09600     65.53      11.3150   -
      MEXICAN PESO          9.5705      0.00847     5.7919     -         0.0884
      SWISS FRANC           1.6524      0.00146     -          0.1727    1.5260
      SOUTH KOREAN WON      1130.50     -           684.156    118.123   10.440
      U.S. DOLLAR           -           0.00088     0.6064     0.1045    9.2379
      
                            EURO        CDOL        POUND      REAL       ADOL
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR     1.5292      1.0902      2.5353     0.3562     -
      BRAZILIAN REAL        1.7377      1.2437      2.8764     -          0.3564
      BRITISH POUND         0.6072      0.4326      -          0.3475     0.3971
      CANADIAN DOLLAR       1.4043      -           2.3126     0.8040     0.9182
      EUROPEAN EURO         -           0.7121      1.6468     0.5726     0.6539
      JAPANESE YEN          105.65      75.24       173.99     60.4972    69.0800
      MEXICAN PESO          9.350       6.650       15.3851    5.3466     6.1025
      SWISS FRANC           1.6149      1.1481      2.6552     0.9231     1.0543
      SOUTH KOREAN WON      1103.000    785.506     1816.54    631.564    720.844
      U.S. DOLLAR           0.9757      0.6948      1.6069     0.5587     0.6380
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 3 p.m., Feb. 2, 2000
      
      CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES
      
                                              FEB. 2    JAN. 26    YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash                5.00      5.00       4.75
      BRAZIL/Selic Overnight                  18.87     18.87      38.97
      BRITAIN/Base Lending                    5.75      5.75       5.50
      CANADA/Overnite Financing               5.00      5.00       5.00
      EURO ZONE/Refinance                     3.00      3.00       3.00
      HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight           5.25      5.00       6.13
      JAPAN/Overnight Call                    0.02      0.02       0.14
      MEXICO/One-day Loan                     17.40*    16.50      26.90
      SOUTH KOREA/Discount                    4.81      4.77       3.00
      UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate        5.79*     5.46       4.56
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Feb. 1
      
      GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)
      
                               FEB. 2       JAN. 26      YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA                 7.21         7.28         5.50
      BRITAIN                   5.59         5.70         4.63
      CANADA                    6.48*        6.46         5.38
      FRANCE                    5.54         5.68         4.08
      GERMANY                   5.45         5.54         4.00
      HONG KONG                 7.68         7.72         NA
      ITALY                     5.68         5.79         4.23
      JAPAN                     1.75         1.65         2.02
      SOUTH KOREA (3-Year)      9.09         9.36         8.36
      SPAIN                     5.41         5.41         4.19
      UNITED STATES             6.62         6.69         5.29
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Feb. 1
      
      
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