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New York Foreign Exchange

May 14, 1999

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

Rates for trades of $1 million minimum.

Fgn. currency Dollar in

in dollars fgn. currency

Fri. Thu. Fri. Thu.

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

Australia (Dollar) .6679 .6667 1.4972 1.4999

Austria (Schilling) .0775 .0774 12.903 12.920

c-Belgium (Franc) .0265 .0264 37.74 37.88

Brazil(Real) .6057 .6042 1.6510 1.6550

Britain (Pound) 1.6184 1.6205 .6179 .6171

30-day fwd 1.6174 1.6201 .6183 .6172

60-day fwd 1.6160 1.6187 .6188 .6178

90-day fwd 1.6149 1.6176 .6192 .6182

Canada (Dollar) .6831 .6857 1.4640 1.4583

30-day fwd .6826 .6860 1.4650 1.4578

60-day fwd .6823 .6857 1.4656 1.4584

90-day fwd .6820 .6854 1.4662 1.4591

y-Chile (Peso) .002066 .002087 483.95 479.25

China(Yuan) .1208 .1208 8.2782 8.2782

Colombia (Peso) .000613 .000613 1631.95 1631.02

c-CzechRep(Koruna) .0282 .0283 35.48 35.37

Denmark (Krone) .1435 .1434 6.9679 6.9737

Dominican(Peso) .0636 .0636 15.73 15.73

z-Ecudr (Sucre) .000115 .000114 8719.00 8744.00

d-Egypt (Pound) .2911 .2911 3.4353 3.4353

Euro 1.06540 1.06600 .9386 .9381

30-day fwd 1.06910 1.06730 .9354 .9369

90-day fwd 1.07350 1.07160 .9315 .9332

Finland (Mark) .1795 .1792 5.5710 5.5804

France (Franc) .1624 .1625 6.1576 6.1538

Germany (Mark) .5447 .5450 1.8359 1.8349

Greece (Drachma) .003285 .003276 304.37 305.26

Hong Kong (Dollar) .1290 .1290 7.7515 7.7512

Hungary (Forint) .0043 .0043 234.18 234.18

y-India (Rupee) .0234 .0234 42.750 42.750

Indnsia (Rupiah) .000128 .000127 7825.00 7855.00

Ireland (Punt) 1.3548 1.3525 .7381 .7394

Israel (Shekel) .2421 .2418 4.1305 4.1352

Italy (Lira) .000550 .000551 1818.18 1814.88

Japan (Yen) .008148 .008207 122.73 121.85

30-day fwd .008191 .008251 122.09 121.20

60-day fwd .008220 .008280 121.66 120.77

90-day fwd .008255 .008316 121.14 120.25

Jordan (Dinar) 1.4104 1.4104 .70900 .70900

Lebanon (Pound) .000663 .000663 1508.00 1508.00

Malaysia (Ringgit) .2632 .2632 3.8000 3.7999

z-Mexico (Peso) .106895 .107759 9.3550 9.2800

Nethrlnds(Guilder) .4842 .4834 2.0653 2.0687

N. Zealand (Dollar) .5574 .5603 1.7940 1.7848

Norway (Krone) .1304 .1293 7.6685 7.7340

Pakistan (Rupee) .0197 .0196 50.76 50.92

y-Peru (New Sol) .3013 .3008 3.319 3.324

z-Philpins (Peso) .0265 .0265 37.78 37.69

Poland (Zloty) .2532 .2551 3.95 3.92

Portugal (Escudo) .005322 .005313 187.90 188.22

a-Russia(Ruble) .0401 .0405 24.9200 24.6900

Saudi Arab (Riyal) .2649 .2666 3.7756 3.7503

Singapore (Dollar) .5887 .5888 1.6988 1.6983

SlovakRep(Koruna) .0234 .0234 42.66 42.75

So. Africa (Rand) .1610 .1610 6.2105 6.2115

So. Korea (Won) .000847 .000829 1180.00 1205.90

Spain (Peseta) .006413 .006402 155.93 156.20

Sweden (Krona) .1190 .1190 8.4010 8.4015

Switzerlnd (Franc) .6641 .6655 1.5059 1.5027

30-day fwd .6671 .6676 1.4990 1.4980

60-day fwd .6688 .6693 1.4952 1.4942

90-day fwd .6707 .6712 1.4909 1.4899

Taiwan(Dollar) .0305 .0305 32.75 32.74

Thailand (Baht) .02703 .02720 36.99 36.76

Turkey (Lira) .000003 .000003 394457 393671

U.A.E. (Dirham) .2724 .2724 3.6710 3.6710

f-Uruguay (New Peso) .0898 .0898 11.1420 11.1330

Venzuel(Bolivar) .0017 .0017 594.7500 594.7500

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 95.89 Friday , up 0.17 points or 0.18 percent from Thursday’ 95.72. A year ago the index was 96.99

a-Russian Central Bank rate

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

Prices as of 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time from Bridge Telerate Markets and other sources.

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