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Global Martini Prices

The dollar continues to be weak—but not uniformly—and its purchasing power varies widely around the world.

What a Martini Will Cost You in . . .

Paris $26
London $22
Geneva/Rome $16
New York $15
Tokyo $14
Sydney $12
Seoul/Toronto $11
Hong Kong $10
Mexico City $9
Shanghai/Warsaw $8
Buenos Aires $7
Cape Town $5

Percent Change in Value of Global Currencies Versus the Dollar

CURRENCY FEBRUARY 23, 2004-FEBRUARY 23, 2005 PROJECTED FEBRUARY 23, 2005-DECEMBER 31, 2005
Polish Zloty 30.05% 4.70%
South Korean Won 17.63% 0.30%
South African Rand 14.65% -1.21%
Swiss Franc 8.03% 4.27%
Japanese Yen 3.37% 4.76%
Chinese Yuan* 0.00% 7.00%
Euro 5.26% 1.52%
Canadian Dollar 7.39% -1.61%
Australian Dollar 1.87% 2.53%
British Pound 2.19% 0.00%
Hong Kong Dollar -0.30% 0.00%
Argentine Peso -0.34% -4.10%
Mexican Peso -0.41% -7.21%

Source: J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd.

*The Chinese yuan has historically been pegged to the dollar, but analysts expect China to sever the link this year.

T+L Martini Index based on March 2005 average price of a house gin martini from a minimum of three luxury hotels in each city.

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