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New York Foreign Exchange

August 24, 2000

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 1.0002 .9998 .9998

Australia (Dollar) .5718 .5707 1.7489 1.7522

Austria (Schilling) .0654 .0652 15.289 15.337

c-Belgium (Franc) .0223 .0223 44.78 44.92

Brazil(Real) .5495 .5499 1.8200 1.8185

Britain (Pound) 1.4793 1.4865 .6760 .6727

30-day fwd 1.4781 1.4831 .6765 .6743

60-day fwd 1.4767 1.4817 .6772 .6749

90-day fwd 1.4730 1.4806 .6789 .6754

Canada (Dollar) .6731 .6730 1.4856 1.4858

30-day fwd .6726 .6725 1.4867 1.4869

60-day fwd .6722 .6725 1.4877 1.4869

90-day fwd .6717 .6716 1.4887 1.4889

y-Chile (Peso) .001832 .001831 545.95 546.05

China(Yuan) .1208 .1208 8.2793 8.2799

Colombia (Peso) .000454 .000454 2203.50 2201.58

c-CzechRep(Koruna) .0254 .0253 39.44 39.46

Denmark (Krone) .1208 .1204 8.2774 8.3040

Dominican(Peso) .0639 .0639 15.65 15.65

z-Ecudr (Sucre) .000040 .000040 25000.00 25000.00

d-Egypt (Pound) .2861 .2861 3.4950 3.4950

Euro .90060 .89960 1.1104 1.1116

30-day fwd .90210 .89870 1.1085 1.1127

90-day fwd .90470 .90180 1.1053 1.1089

Finland (Mark) .1509 .1509 6.6270 6.6270

France (Franc) .1373 .1372 7.2815 7.2900

Germany (Mark) .4606 .4601 2.1711 2.1736

Greece (Drachma) .002668 .002648 374.83 377.67

Hong Kong (Dollar) .1282 .1282 7.7999 7.7995

Hungary (Forint) .0034 .0034 290.03 290.91

y-India (Rupee) .0218 .0219 45.810 45.680

Indnsia (Rupiah) .000119 .000119 8385.00 8395.00

Ireland (Punt) 1.1427 1.1392 .8751 .8778

Israel (Shekel) .2478 .2481 4.0355 4.0300

Italy (Lira) .000465 .000465 2149.38 2151.89

Japan (Yen) .009325 .009340 107.24 107.07

30-day fwd .009372 .009381 106.70 106.60

60-day fwd .009420 .009429 106.16 106.06

90-day fwd .009468 .009477 105.62 105.52

Jordan (Dinar) 1.4085 1.4065 .70998 .71098

Lebanon (Pound) .000661 .000661 1513.50 1513.50

Malaysia (Ringgit) .2632 .2632 3.8000 3.8000

z-Mexico (Peso) .108260 .107875 9.2370 9.2700

Nethrlnds(Guilder) .4088 .4051 2.4463 2.4687

N. Zealand (Dollar) .4311 .4425 2.3196 2.2599

Norway (Krone) .1112 .1110 8.9960 9.0050

Pakistan (Rupee) .0184 .0184 54.45 54.45

y-Peru (New Sol) .2874 .2874 3.480 3.480

z-Philpins (Peso) .0223 .0222 44.94 44.97

Poland (Zloty) .2299 .2315 4.35 4.32

Portugal (Escudo) .004489 .004475 222.76 223.45

a-Russia(Ruble) .0361 .0360 27.7080 27.7400

SDR 1.30553 1.30553 .7660 .7660

Saudi Arab (Riyal) .2666 .2666 3.7509 3.7509

Singapore (Dollar) .5819 .5828 1.7185 1.7160

SlovakRep(Koruna) .0211 .0210 47.32 47.52

So. Africa (Rand) .1436 .1431 6.9650 6.9875

So. Korea (Won) .000897 .000898 1114.45 1114.02

Spain (Peseta) .005409 .005392 184.87 185.45

Sweden (Krona) .1077 .1072 9.2878 9.3318

Switzerlnd (Franc) .5817 .5802 1.7190 1.7234

30-day fwd .5833 .5811 1.7144 1.7209

60-day fwd .5846 .5824 1.7106 1.7171

90-day fwd .5890 .5838 1.6979 1.7128

Taiwan(Dollar) .0322 .0322 31.02 31.02

Thailand (Baht) .02453 .02452 40.76 40.78

Turkey (Lira) .000002 .000002 649560 650070

U.A.E. (Dirham) .2723 .2723 3.6730 3.6727

f-Uruguay (New Peso) .0808 .0808 12.3800 12.3800

Venzuel(Bolivar) .0015 .0015 689.0000 688.9000

Special Drawing Rights(SDR) are based on exchange rates for U.S., British, French, German, and Japanese currencies. Source: International Monetary Fund.

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 99.41 Wednesday, off 0.05 points or 0.05 percent from Tuesday’s 99.46 . A year ago the index was 94.23

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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