International Figures Of The Week

STOCK INDEXES
      
                                    APR. 12      MAR. 5       % CHG.
                                                             YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires       3133.4      3137.8        1.0%
      BRAZIL/Bovespa                16323.4     16714.4       43.8
      BRITAIN/FTSE100                6350.8      6379.3       -3.1
      CANADA/TSE 300                 9047.7      9226.5       29.0
      FRANCE/CAC 40                  6238.7      6036.9       41.6
      GERMANY/DAX                    7443.1      7330.8       38.9
      HONG KONG/Hang Seng           16577.1     16318.4       24.3
      ITALY/MIB 30                  45424.0     44683.0       23.5
      JAPAN/Nikkei 225              20833.2     20462.8       24.7
      MEXICO/IPC 35                  7016.7      7272.8       29.6
      SOUTH KOREA/Composite           837.0       830.2       11.2
      SPAIN/IBEX 35                 11542.1     11374.6       15.7
      UNITED STATES/Dow Jones       11125.1     11033.9        3.1
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.
      
      CURRENCY CROSS RATES
      
                              USDOLLAR    SKWON       SFRANC     MPESO      YEN
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR       1.6752      0.00151     1.0185     0.1783     15.8300
      BRAZILIAN REAL          1.7550      0.00158     1.0669     0.1868     16.5840
      BRITISH POUND           0.6298      0.00057     0.3831     0.0671     5.9542
      CANADIAN DOLLAR         1.4627      0.00132     0.8898     0.1557     13.8299
      EUROPEAN EURO           1.0431      0.00094     0.6349     0.1112     9.8585
      JAPANESE YEN            105.81      0.09600     64.39      11.2612    -
      MEXICAN PESO            9.3960      0.00847     5.7192     -          0.0888
      SWISS FRANC             1.6429      0.00148     -          0.1749     1.5529
      SOUTH KOREAN WON        1109.00     -           675.026    118.029    10.481
      U.S. DOLLAR             -           0.00090     0.6079     0.1064     9.4496
      
                              EURO        CDOL        POUND      REAL       ADOL
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR       1.6033      1.1446      2.6586     0.3401     -
      BRAZILIAN REAL          1.6753      1.1994      2.7869     -          0.3407
      BRITISH POUND           0.6037      0.4305      -          0.3589     0.3766
      CANADIAN DOLLAR         1.4024      -           2.3228     0.8334     0.8748
      EUROPEAN EURO           -           0.7131      1.6563     0.5944     0.6237
      JAPANESE YEN            101.43      72.32       168.01     60.2906    63.2600
      MEXICAN PESO            9.008       6.424       14.9194    5.3538     5.6089
      SWISS FRANC             1.5750      1.1231      2.6091     0.9361     0.9825
      SOUTH KOREAN WON        1063.300    758.187     1761.04    631.909    662.011
      U.S. DOLLAR             0.9588      0.6834      1.5880     0.5698     0.5980
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Apr. 12, 2000
      
      CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES
      
                                              APR. 12   APR. 5    YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash                 5.75      5.00       4.75
      BRAZIL/Selic Overnight                  18.65*    18.60      36.12
      BRITAIN/Base Lending                     6.00      6.00       5.25
      CANADA/Overnite Financing                5.50      5.00       4.78
      EURO ZONE/Refinance                      3.50      3.00       2.50
      HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight            7.25      6.75       4.38
      JAPAN/Overnight Call                     0.02      0.02       0.01
      MEXICO/One-day Loan                     12.25     13.50      19.16
      SOUTH KOREA/Discount                     5.19      5.19       3.00
      UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate         5.97      5.98       4.66
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Apr. 11
      
      GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)
      
                                         APR. 12    APR. 5   YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA                            6.24      6.29      5.47
      BRITAIN                              5.20      5.23      4.73
      CANADA                               5.87      5.82      5.17
      FRANCE                               5.32      5.28      4.05
      GERMANY                              5.15      5.19      3.85
      HONG KONG                            7.38      7.33      NA
      ITALY                                5.47      5.45      4.14
      JAPAN                                1.75      1.78      1.42
      SOUTH KOREA (3-Year)                 8.91      9.00      7.66
      SPAIN                                5.44      5.42      3.98
      UNITED STATES                        5.88      5.88      5.34
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Apr. 11