International Figures Of The Week

STOCK INDEXES
      
                                    MAR. 29   MAR. 22   % CHG.
                                                        YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires       3228.5    3274.1     8.8%
      BRAZIL/Bovespa                18011.8   18331.6    68.4
      BRITAIN/FTSE100                6598.8    6609.6     4.8
      CANADA/TSE 300                 9705.2    9889.8    47.1
      FRANCE/CAC 40                  6505.5    6279.3    55.0
      GERMANY/DAX                    7864.8    7798.6    61.7
      HONG KONG/Hang Seng           18096.4   17547.0    65.4
      ITALY/MIB 30                  48054.0   47246.0    30.0
      JAPAN/Nikkei 225              20706.7   19733.6    30.8
      MEXICO/IPC 35                  7877.1    7780.9    59.8
      SOUTH KOREA/Composite           908.5     882.4    46.8
      SPAIN/IBEX 35                 12088.6   12172.2    24.1
      UNITED STATES/Dow Jones       11076.4   10871.7    13.2
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.
      
      CURRENCY CROSS RATES
      
                                    USDOLLAR  SKWON     SFRANC    MPESO     YEN
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR             1.6363    0.00147   0.9764    0.1776    15.5260
      BRAZILIAN REAL                1.7450    0.00157   1.0414    0.1894    16.5576
      BRITISH POUND                 0.6271    0.00056   0.3740    0.0680    5.9473
      CANADIAN DOLLAR               1.4575    0.00131   0.8693    0.1582    13.8234
      EUROPEAN EURO                 1.0502    0.00095   0.6273    0.1141    9.9261
      JAPANESE YEN                  105.81    0.09500   63.21     11.4824   -
      MEXICAN PESO                  9.2150    0.00830   5.5051    -         0.0871
      SWISS FRANC                   1.6739    0.00151   -         0.1816    1.5821
      SOUTH KOREAN WON              1110.00   -         663.122   120.456   10.491
      U.S. DOLLAR                   -         0.00090   0.5968    0.1085    9.4886
      
                                    EURO      CDOL      POUND     REAL      ADOL
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR             1.5563    1.1231    2.6106    0.3502    -
      BRAZILIAN REAL                1.6583    1.1976    2.7829    -         0.3506
      BRITISH POUND                 0.5971    0.4302    -         0.3594    0.3837
      CANADIAN DOLLAR               1.3878    -         2.3243    0.8352    0.8916
      EUROPEAN EURO                 -         0.7206    1.6748    0.6018    0.6425
      JAPANESE YEN                  100.74    72.60     168.73    60.6361   64.7400
      MEXICAN PESO                  8.775     6.322     14.6947   5.2808    5.6316
      SWISS FRANC                   1.5940    1.1486    2.6695    0.9593    1.0241
      SOUTH KOREAN WON              1056.900  761.578   1770.17   636.103   678.360
      U.S. DOLLAR                   0.9523    0.6863    1.5948    0.5731    0.6118
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Mar. 29, 2000
      
      CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES
      
                                         MAR. 29   MAR. 22   YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash             5.50      5.50      4.75
      BRAZIL/Selic Overnight              18.56     18.88     43.25
      BRITAIN/Base Lending                 6.00      6.00      5.50
      CANADA/Overnite Financing            5.50      5.50      4.99
      EURO ZONE/Refinance                  3.50      3.50      3.00
      HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight        6.00      5.25      5.63
      JAPAN/Overnight Call                 0.02      0.02      0.02
      MEXICO/One-day Loan                 13.50*    12.90     22.84
      SOUTH KOREA/Discount                 5.03      5.12      3.00
      UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate     6.02*     5.77      4.77
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Mar. 28
      
      GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)
      
                                       MAR. 29   MAR. 22   YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA                          6.56      6.40      5.50
      BRITAIN                            5.32      5.19      4.58
      CANADA                             6.01      5.90      5.05
      FRANCE                             5.38      5.31      4.11
      GERMANY                            5.27      5.22      3.99
      HONG KONG                          7.44      7.46      NA
      ITALY                              5.56      5.51      4.24
      JAPAN                              1.87      1.87      1.69
      SOUTH KOREA (3-Year)               9.05      9.11      8.47
      SPAIN                              5.50      5.45      4.19
      UNITED STATES                      6.15      6.13      5.24
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI
      
      

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