International Figures Of The Week

STOCK INDEXES
      
                                   MAR. 22        MAR. 15           % CHG.
                                                                  YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires     3274.1          3163.5           10.3%
      BRAZIL/Bovespa               18331.6        17415.9           71.4
      BRITAIN/FTSE100               6609.6         6447.0           5.0
      CANADA/TSE 300                9889.8         9293.6           49.9
      FRANCE/CAC 40                 6279.3         6188.9           49.6
      GERMANY/DAX                   7798.6         7414.5           60.3
      HONG KONG/Hang Seng          17547.0        16747.2           60.4
      ITALY/MIB 30                 47246.0        47769.0           27.8
      JAPAN/Nikkei 225             19733.6        19078.6           24.6
      MEXICO/IPC 35                 7780.9         7987.9           57.8
      SOUTH KOREA/Composite          882.4          837.5           42.6
      SPAIN/IBEX 35                12172.2        12279.5           25.0
      UNITED STATES/Dow Jones      10871.7        10141.3           11.1
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.
      
      CURRENCY CROSS RATES
      
                          USDOLLAR    SKWON        SFRANC      MPESO        YEN
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR   1.6536      0.00149      0.9876      0.1784       15.4540
      BRAZILIAN REAL      1.7350      0.00156      1.0360      0.1872       16.2150
      BRITISH POUND       0.6337      0.00057      0.3784      0.0684       5.9218
      CANADIAN DOLLAR     1.4700      0.00132      0.8779      0.1586       13.7388
      EUROPEAN EURO       1.0408      0.00093      0.6215      0.1123       9.7281
      JAPANESE YEN        106.99      0.09500      63.900      11.5415      -
      MEXICAN PESO        9.2700      0.00833      5.5357      -            0.0866
      SWISS FRANC         1.6746      0.00150      -           0.1806       1.5650
      SOUTH KOREAN WON    1113.50     -            664.935     120.119      10.408
      U.S. DOLLAR         -           0.00090      0.5971      0.1079       9.3458
      
                           EURO       CDOL      POUND      REAL      ADOL
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR   1.5884     1.1248     2.6097     0.3486    -
      BRAZILIAN REAL      1.6605     1.1801     2.7392     -         0.3486
      BRITISH POUND       0.6085     0.4311     -          0.3652    0.3831
      CANADIAN DOLLAR     1.4123     -          2.3209     0.8473    0.8892
      EUROPEAN EURO        -         0.7081     1.6434     0.5999    0.6295
      JAPANESE YEN        102.79     72.79      168.92     61.6657   64.7100
      MEXICAN PESO        8.907      6.306      14.6299    5.3429    5.6060
      SWISS FRANC         1.6087     1.1392     2.6438     0.9652    1.0128
      SOUTH KOREAN WON    1069.800   757.483    1758.05    641.787   673.379
      U.S. DOLLAR         0.9607     0.6802     1.5788     0.5764    0.6048
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Mar. 22, 2000
      
      CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES
      
                                          MAR. 22        MAR. 15       YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash             5.50           5.50          4.75
      BRAZIL/Selic Overnight              18.88          18.88         43.25
      BRITAIN/Base Lending                 6.00           5.75          5.50
      CANADA/Overnite Financing            5.50           5.25          4.99
      EURO ZONE/Refinance                  3.50           3.25          3.00
      HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight        5.25           5.50          5.63
      JAPAN/Overnight Call                 0.02           0.02          0.02
      MEXICO/One-day Loan                 14.60**        12.50         22.84
      SOUTH KOREA/Discount                 5.12           5.06          3.00
      UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate     5.81*          5.80          4.79
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Mar. 21, 
      **Mar. 17
      
      GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)
      
                            MAR. 22        MAR. 15        YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA              6.40           6.58           5.50
      BRITAIN                5.19           5.31           4.58
      CANADA                 5.90           6.06           5.05
      FRANCE                 5.31           5.45           4.11
      GERMANY                5.22           5.35           3.99
      HONG KONG              7.46           7.64           NA
      ITALY                  5.51           5.60           4.24
      JAPAN                  1.87           1.80           1.69
      SOUTH KOREA (3-Year)   9.11           9.10           8.47
      SPAIN                  5.45           5.52           4.19
      UNITED STATES          6.13           6.29           5.24
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Mar. 21
      
      
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