International Figures Of The Week

STOCK INDEXES
      
                                    APR. 19      APR. 12       % CHG.
                                                              YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/All Ordinaires      3042.3       3133.4         -1.9%
      BRAZIL/Bovespa                14926.2      16323.4        31.5
      BRITAIN/FTSE100               6184.9       6350.8         -5.6
      CANADA/TSE 300                9034.0       9047.7         28.8
      FRANCE/CAC 40                 6166.5       6238.7         40.0
      GERMANY/DAX                   7216.7       7443.1         34.6
      HONG KONG/Hang Seng           15427.2      16577.1        15.7
      ITALY/MIB 30                  43889.0      45424.0        19.3
      JAPAN/Nikkei 225              19086.6      20833.2        14.3
      MEXICO/IPC 35                 6446.7       7016.7         19.1
      SOUTH KOREA/Composite         755.1        837.0           0.3
      SPAIN/IBEX 35                 11339.8      11542.1        13.7
      UNITED STATES/Dow Jones       10675.0      11125.1        -1.1
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc.
      
      CURRENCY CROSS RATES
      
                        USDOLLAR    SKWON       SFRANC     MPESO      YEN
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.6797      0.00151     1.0064     0.1784     16.0380
      BRAZILIAN REAL    1.7750      0.00160     1.0636     0.1886     16.9484
      BRITISH POUND     0.6320      0.00057     0.3794     0.0673     6.0463
      CANADIAN DOLLAR   1.4750      0.00133     0.8835     0.1567     14.0791
      EUROPEAN EURO     1.0635      0.00096     0.6370     0.1130     10.1487
      JAPANESE YEN      104.81      0.09400     62.78      11.1346    -
      MEXICAN PESO      9.4130      0.00848     5.6382     -          0.0898
      SWISS FRANC       1.6695      0.00150     -          0.1774     1.5930
      SOUTH KOREAN WON  1110.00     -           664.870    117.922    10.591
      U.S. DOLLAR       -           0.00090     0.5992     0.1062     9.5484
      
                        EURO        CDOL        POUND      REAL       ADOL
      AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 1.5785      1.1392      2.6526     0.3354     -
      BRAZILIAN REAL    1.6596      1.2035      2.8077     -          0.3355
      BRITISH POUND     0.5944      0.4294      -          0.3561     0.3766
      CANADIAN DOLLAR   1.3868      -           2.3331     0.8310     0.8785
      EUROPEAN EURO     -           0.7211      1.6823     0.5992     0.6336
      JAPANESE YEN      98.54       71.06       165.77     59.0479    62.4300
      MEXICAN PESO      8.852       6.382       14.8947    5.3031     5.6040
      SWISS FRANC       1.5698      1.1319      2.6407     0.9406     0.9944
      SOUTH KOREAN WON  1043.700    752.542     1755.74    625.352    660.832
      U.S. DOLLAR       0.9403      0.6780      1.5818     0.5634     0.5956
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Quotes as of 4 p.m., Apr. 19, 2000
      
      CENTRAL BANK POLICY RATES
      
                                              APR. 19   APR. 12   YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA/Overnight cash                5.75      5.75       4.75
      BRAZIL/Selic Overnight                  18.63     18.68      36.12
      BRITAIN/Base Lending                    6.00      6.00       5.25
      CANADA/Overnite Financing               5.50      5.50       4.78
      EURO ZONE/Refinance                     3.50      3.50       2.50
      HONG KONG/Interbank Overnight           6.13      7.25       4.38
      JAPAN/Overnight Call                    0.02      0.02       0.01
      MEXICO/One-day Loan                     12.00*    12.25     19.16
      SOUTH KOREA/Discount                    5.19      5.19       3.00
      UNITED STATES/Federal Funds Rate        5.93*     5.97       4.49
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI, *Apr. 18
      
      GOVERNMENT BOND YIELDS (BENCHMARK 10-YEAR BOND)
      
                           APR. 19    APR. 12    YEAR AGO
      AUSTRALIA            6.27       6.24       5.47
      BRITAIN              5.27       5.20       4.73
      CANADA               5.94       5.87       5.17
      FRANCE               5.36       5.32       4.05
      GERMANY              5.25       5.15       3.85
      HONG KONG            7.38       7.38       NA
      ITALY                5.56       5.47       4.14
      JAPAN                1.73       1.75       1.42
      SOUTH KOREA (3-Year) 8.90       8.91       7.66
      SPAIN                5.51       5.44       3.98
      UNITED STATES        6.04       5.88       5.34
      
      DATA: BRIDGE Information Systems, Inc., Standard & Poor's DRI
      
      

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