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New York Foreign Exchange

January 21, 1999

NEW YORK (AP) _ Foreign Exchange, New York prices.

Rates for trades of $1 million minimum.

Fgn. currency Dollar in

in dollars fgn. currency

Thu. Wed. Thu. Wed.

f-Argent (Peso) 1.0002 1.0005 .9998 .9995

Australia (Dollar) .6393 .6340 1.5642 1.5773

Austria (Schilling) .0840 .0840 11.905 11.905

c-Belgium (Franc) .0287 .0286 34.84 34.97

Brazil(Real) .6154 .6349 1.6250 1.5750

Britain (Pound) 1.6472 1.6453 .6071 .6078

30-day fwd 1.6460 1.6454 .6075 .6078

60-day fwd 1.6446 1.6440 .6081 .6083

90-day fwd 1.6435 1.6429 .6085 .6087

Canada (Dollar) .6600 .6575 1.5152 1.5210

30-day fwd .6599 .6571 1.5153 1.5218

60-day fwd .6599 .6571 1.5153 1.5219

90-day fwd .6599 .6571 1.5153 1.5218

y-Chile (Peso) .002093 .002086 477.75 479.45

China(Yuan) .1208 .1208 8.2787 8.2790

Colombia (Peso) .000630 .000633 1587.18 1580.40

c-CzechRep(Koruna) .0318 .0325 31.45 30.81

Denmark (Krone) .1556 .1553 6.4265 6.4400

Dominican(Peso) .0628 .0628 15.93 15.93

z-Ecudr (Sucre) .000141 .000141 7113.00 7113.00

d-Egypt (Pound) .2933 .2933 3.4100 3.4100

Euro 1.15620 1.15550 .8649 .8654

30-day fwd 1.15800 1.15730 .8636 .8641

90-day fwd 1.16170 1.16100 .8608 .8613

Finland (Mark) .1945 .1943 5.1414 5.1467

France (Franc) .1763 .1762 5.6721 5.6754

Germany (Mark) .5912 .5908 1.6915 1.6926

Greece (Drachma) .003587 .003591 278.79 278.46

Hong Kong (Dollar) .1291 .1291 7.7468 7.7480

Hungary (Forint) .0046 .0046 215.93 215.61

y-India (Rupee) .0213 .0236 47.000 42.405

Indnsia (Rupiah) .000118 .000120 8500.00 8325.00

y-Iran (Rial) .000333 .000333 3000.00 3000.00

Ireland (Punt) 1.4681 1.4672 .6812 .6816

Israel (Shekel) .2467 .2464 4.0543 4.0585

Italy (Lira) .000597 .000597 1675.04 1675.04

Japan (Yen) .008887 .008861 112.53 112.85

30-day fwd .008929 .008882 111.99 112.59

60-day fwd .008964 .008916 111.56 112.16

90-day fwd .009006 .008957 111.04 111.64

Jordan (Dinar) 1.4114 1.4114 .70852 .70852

Lebanon (Pound) .000663 .000661 1508.00 1513.50

Malaysia (Ringgit) .2632 .2632 3.7998 3.8000

z-Mexico (Peso) .097466 .098135 10.2600 10.1900

Nethrlnds(Guilder) .5247 .5243 1.9059 1.9073

N. Zealand (Dollar) .5390 .5393 1.8553 1.8543

Norway (Krone) .1345 .1344 7.4341 7.4422

Pakistan (Rupee) .0200 .0200 49.91 49.98

y-Peru (New Sol) .3078 .3088 3.249 3.238

z-Philpins (Peso) .0262 .0261 38.24 38.37

Poland (Zloty) .2857 .2833 3.50 3.53

Portugal (Escudo) .005767 .005764 173.40 173.49

a-Russia(Ruble) .0447 .0447 22.3900 22.3900

Saudi Arab (Riyal) .2666 .2666 3.7505 3.7508

Singapore (Dollar) .5974 .5959 1.6740 1.6780

SlovakRep(Koruna) .0271 .0272 36.87 36.81

So. Africa (Rand) .1661 .1662 6.0205 6.0180

So. Korea (Won) .000853 .000858 1172.20 1166.00

Spain (Peseta) .006949 .006945 143.91 143.99

Sweden (Krona) .1294 .1298 7.7262 7.7055

Switzerlnd (Franc) .7214 .7203 1.3861 1.3883

30-day fwd .7239 .7223 1.3815 1.3844

60-day fwd .7258 .7243 1.3777 1.3806

90-day fwd .7281 .7266 1.3734 1.3763

Taiwan(Dollar) .0310 .0310 32.26 32.22

Thailand (Baht) .02738 .02714 36.52 36.84

Turkey (Lira) .000003 .000003 321253.00 321253.00

U.A.E. (Dirham) .2723 .2723 3.6727 3.6727

f-Uruguay (New Peso) .0907 .0907 11.0300 11.0300

Venzuel(Bolivar) .0018 .0018 570.2500 570.2500

Euro: a common currency for 11 European countries. The Federal Reserve Board’s index of the value of the dollar against 10 other currencies weighted on the basis of trade was 92.53 Wednesday, off 0.07 points or 0.08 percent from Tuesday’s 92.60. A year ago the index was 96.65

a-Russian Central Bank rate

c-commercial rate, d-free market rate, f-financial rate, y-official rate, z-floating rate.

Prices as of 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time from Bridge Telerate Markets and other sources.

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