Institutions included within the United Kingdom banking sector
(at 31 July 1997)

|Retail banks                         |The Baptist Union Corporation Ltd    |
|                                     |Bank of Wales plc                    |
|Abbey National plc                   |Barclays Bank Finance Company        |
|Abbey National Treasury Services plc |(Jersey) Ltd                         |
|Alliance and Leicester plc           |Barclays Bank Trust Company Ltd      |
|Alliance and Leicester Group Treasury|Barclays Finance Company (Guernsey)  |
|plc                                  |Ltd                                  |
|Allied Irish Bank GB/First Trust Bank|Barclays Finance Company (Isle of    |
|(AIB Group UK) plc                   |Man) Ltd                             |
|AMC Bank Ltd                         |                                     |
|The Bank of England, Banking         |Cater Allen Ltd                      |
|Department                           |Chartered Trust plc                  |
|The Bank of Ireland (Irish)          |Cafcash Ltd                          |
|The Bank of Ireland (English)        |Consolidated Credits Bank Ltd        |
|Bank of Scotland                     |Crown Agents Financial Services Ltd  |
|Bank of Scotland Treasury Services   |                                     |
|plc                                  |Dalbeattie Finance Co Ltd            |
|Barclays Bank plc                    |Dorset, Somerset & Wilts Investment  |
|Barclays Private Bank Ltd            |Society Ltd                          |
|Bristol & West plc                   |Dryfield Trust plc                   |
|Cheltenham and Gloucester plc        |Dunbar Bank plc                      |
|Clydesdale Bank plc                  |Duncan Lawrie Ltd                    |
|The Co-operative Bank plc            |                                     |
|Coutts & Co                          |Eccles Savings & Loans Ltd           |
|Direct Line Financial Services       |Equity Bank Ltd                      |
|Girobank plc                         |Exeter Bank Ltd                      |
|Halifax plc                          |                                     |
|Lloyds Bank plc                      |Fairmount Capital Management Ltd     |
|Midland Bank plc                     |Financial & General Bank plc         |
|National Westminster Bank plc        |First National Bank plc              |
|Northern Bank Ltd                    |First National Commercial Bank plc   |
|The Royal Bank of Scotland plc       |Forward Trust Group Ltd              |
|Sainsburys Bank plc                 |Frizzell Bank Ltd                    |
|TSB Bank plc                         |                                     |
|TSB Bank Scotland plc                |GE Capital Bank Ltd                  |
|Ulster Bank Ltd                      |Gerrard & King Ltd                   |
|Woolwich plc                         |Granville Bank Ltd                   |
|Yorkshire Bank plc                   |Gresham Trust plc                    |
|                                     |                                     |
|British merchant banks               |Hampshire Trust plc                  |
|                                     |The Hardware Federation Finance Co   |
|Barclays de Zoete Wedd Ltd           |Ltd                                  |
|Baring Brothers Ltd                  |Harrods Bank Ltd                     |
|The British Linen Bank Ltd           |Harton Securities Ltd                |
|Brown, Shipley & Co Ltd              |The Heritable & General Investment   |
|Charterhouse Bank Ltd                |Bank Ltd                             |
|Close Brothers Ltd                   |C Hoare & Co                         |
|Robert Fleming & Co Ltd              |Julian Hodge Bank Ltd                |
|Guinness Mahon & Co Ltd              |The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking      |
|Hambros Bank Ltd                     |Corporation Ltd                      |
|Hill Samuel Bank Ltd                 |Humberclyde Finance Group Ltd        |
|Leopold Joseph & Sons Ltd            |HSBC Equator Bank plc                |
|Kleinwort Benson Ltd                 |HSBC Investment Bank plc             |
|Lazard Brothers & Co Ltd             |                                     |
|Samuel Montagu & Co Ltd              |3i plc                               |
|Noble Grossart Ltd                   |3i Group plc                         |
|Rea Brothers Ltd                     |                                     |
|N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd            |Kleinwort Benson Investment          |
|J Henry Schroder & Co Ltd            |Management Ltd                       |
|Singer & Friedlander Ltd             |                                     |
|S G Warburg & Co Ltd                 |Lloyds Bowmaker Ltd                  |
|West Merchant Bank Ltd               |Lloyds Private Banking Ltd           |
|                                     |Lombard Bank Ltd                     |
|Other British banks                  |Lombard & Ulster Ltd                 |
|                                     |Lombard North Central plc            |
|Adam & Company plc                   |London Scottish Bank plc             |
|Airdrie Savings Bank                 |London Trust Bank plc                |
|Alliance Trust (Finance) Ltd         |                                     |
|Alpha Bank London Ltd                |WM Mann & Co  (Investments) Ltd      |
|Arbuthnot Latham & Co Ltd            |Marks and Spencer Financial Services |
|Assemblies of God Property Trust     |Ltd                                  |
|                                     |Matlock Bank Ltd                     |
|                                     |Meghraj Bank Ltd                     |
|                                     |The Methodist Chapel Aid Association |
|                                     |Ltd                                  |
|                                     |Midland Bank Trust Company Ltd       |
|                                     |Minster Trust Ltd                    |
|                                     |Mutual Trust & Savings Ltd           |

|NWS Bank plc                         |Japanese banks                       |
|                                     |                                     |
|Pointon York Ltd                     |The Asahi Bank Ltd                   |
|The Private Bank & Trust Company     |The Ashikaga Bank Ltd                |
|Prudential Banking plc               |The Bank of Fukuoka Ltd              |
|                                     |Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi             |
|R Raphael & Sons plc                 |Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (UK) Ltd    |
|Rathbone Bros & Co Ltd               |The Bank of Yokohama, Ltd            |
|RBS Trust Bank Ltd                   |The Chiba Bank Ltd                   |
|Reliance Bank Ltd                    |The Chuo Trust & Banking Co, Ltd     |
|RoyScot Trust plc                    |The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd        |
|Ruffler Bank plc                     |The Daiwa Bank, Ltd                  |
|                                     |Daiwa Europe Bank plc                |
|Schroder Leasing Ltd                 |The Fuji Bank, Ltd                   |
|Scottish Amicable Money Managers Ltd |The Hiroshima Bank, Ltd              |
|Scottish Windows Bank plc            |The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd     |
|Secure Trust Bank plc                |The Hokuriku Bank Ltd                |
|Smith & Williamson Securities        |IBJ International plc                |
|Southsea Mortgage and Investment Co  |The Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd    |
|Ltd                                  |The Joyo Bank Ltd                    |
|Standard Chartered Bank              |The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan,  |
|Sun Banking Corporation Ltd          |Ltd                                  |
|                                     |LTCB International Ltd               |
|United Trust Bank Ltd                |The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking     |
|Ulster Bank Markets Ltd              |Corporation                          |
|Union Discount Company Ltd           |The Mitsui Trust & Banking Co Ltd    |
|United Dominions Trust Ltd           |The Nikko Bank (UK) plc              |
|Unity Trust Bank plc                 |The Nippon Credit Bank, Ltd          |
|                                     |Nomura Bank International plc        |
|Weatherbys & Co Ltd                  |The Norinchukin Bank                 |
|Wesleyan Savings Bank Ltd            |The Sakura Bank, Ltd                 |
|Whiteaway Laidlaw Bank Ltd           |The Sanwa Bank, Ltd                  |
|Wintrust Securities Ltd              |Sanwa International plc              |
|Woodchester Credit Lyonnais plc      |The Sumitomo Bank, Ltd               |
|                                     |The Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co Ltd  |
|American banks                       |The Tokai Bank, Ltd                  |
|                                     |Tokai Bank Europe Ltd                |
|Bank of America International Ltd    |The Toyo Trust & Banking Company, Ltd|
|Bank of America NT & SA              |                                     |
|BankBoston NA                        |Yamaichi Bank (UK) plc               |
|Bank of New York                     |The Yasuda Trust & Banking Co, Ltd   |
|Bankers Trust Company                |                                     |
|Bankers Trust International plc      |                                     |
|Beneficial Bank plc                  |                                     |
|                                     |                                     |
|Capital One Bank                     |                                     |
|Chase Manhattan  plc                 |                                     |
|The Chase Manhattan Bank             |                                     |
|Chase Manhattan International Ltd    |                                     |
|Citibank NA                          |                                     |
|Citibank International plc           |                                     |
|CoreStates Bank NA                   |                                     |
|                                     |                                     |
|The First National Bank of Chicago   |                                     |
|First Union National Bank            |                                     |
|                                     |                                     |
|MBNA International Bank Ltd          |                                     |
|Mellon Bank, NA                      |                                     |
|Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New |                                     |
|York                                 |                                     |
|                                     |                                     |
|NationsBank NA                       |                                     |
|NationsBank Europe Ltd               |                                     |
|NationsBank of Texas NA              |                                     |
|The Northern Trust Company           |                                     |
|                                     |                                     |
|PaineWebber International Bank Ltd   |                                     |
|Peoples Bank                        |                                     |
|Prudential-Bache International Bank  |                                     |
|Ltd                                  |                                     |
|                                     |                                     |
|Republic National Bank of New York   |                                     |
|Riggs Bank NA                        |                                     |
|Riggs Bank Europe Ltd                |                                     |
|                                     |                                     |
|State Street Bank and Trust Company  |                                     |

|Other overseas banks                 |Bank of India                        |
|                                     |Bank of Ireland (Jersey) Ltd         |
|ABC International Bank plc           |Bank of Montreal                     |
|ABSA Bank Ltd                        |Bank of Montreal Europe Ltd          |
|ABN Amro Bank NV                     |The Bank of Nova Scotia              |
|Allied Irish Banks plc               |Bank Saderat Iran                    |
|AIB (CI) Ltd                         |Bank Sepah - Iran                    |
|AIB (Isle of Man) Ltd                |Bank Tejarat                         |
|Afghan National Credit & Finance Ltd |Banque AIG                           |
|Alexanders Discount plc              |Banque Arabe et Internationale       |
|Allied Bank of Pakistan Ltd          |d'Investissement                     |
|Allied Bank Philippines (UK) plc     |Banque Banorabe                      |
|Alpha Credit Bank AE                 |Banque Franaise de l'Orient         |
|American Express Bank Ltd            |Banque Internationale  Luxembourg SA|
|Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc     |                                     |
|Anglo-Romanian Bank Ltd              |Banque Nationale de Paris            |
|Henry Ansbacher & Co Ltd             |Banque Nationale de Paris plc        |
|Arab African International Bank      |Banque Paribas                       |
|Arab Bank plc                        |Bayerische Hypotheken-und            |
|Arab Banking Corporation BSC         |Wechsel-Bank AG                      |
|Arab National Bank                   |Bayerische Landesbank Girozentrale   |
|Associates Capital Corporation Ltd   |Bayerische Vereinsbank AG            |
|Australia & New Zealand Banking Group|Beirut Riyad Bank                    |
|Ltd                                  |Belgolaise SA                        |
|Avco Trust plc                       |Berliner Bank AG                     |
|AY Bank Ltd                          |BHF Bank AG                          |
|                                     |The British Bank of the Middle East  |
|Banca Commerciale Italiana           |British Arab Commercial Bank Ltd     |
|Banca Cassa di Risparmio di Torino   |Byblos Bank                          |
|SpA                                  |                                     |
|BfG Bank AG                          |CARIPLO - Cassa di Risparmio delle   |
|BSI-Banca della Svizzera Italiana    |Provincie Lombarde SpA               |
|Banca di Roma SpA                    |Cariverona  Banca SpA                |
|Banca March SA                       |CIBC Wood Gundy plc                  |
|Banca Monte Dei Paschi di Siena SpA  |CLF Municipal Bank plc               |
|Banca Nazionale dell'Agricoltura SpA |Caisse Nationale de Crdit Agricole  |
|Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SpA       |Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce   |
|Banca Popolare di Milano             |Canara Bank                          |
|Banca Popolare di Novara             |Chang Hwa Commercial Bank Ltd        |
|Banca Serfin SA                      |Cho Hung Bank                        |
|Banco Ambrosiano Veneto SpA          |Christiania Bank og Kreditkasse      |
|Banco Bilbao-Vizcaya                 |Clive Discount Company Ltd           |
|Banco Central Hispanoamericano SA    |Commercial Bank of Korea Ltd         |
|Banco de la Nacin Argentina         |Commerzbank AG                       |
|Banco de Sabadell                    |Commonwealth Bank of Australia       |
|Banco di Napoli SpA                  |Compagnie Financire de CIC et de    |
|Banco di Sicilia SpA                 |l'Union Europene                    |
|Banco do Brasil SA                   |Confederacion Espaola de Cajas de   |
|Banco do Estado de So Paulo SA      |Ahorros                              |
|Banco Espaol de Crdito SA          |Crdit Agricole Indosuez             |
|Banco Espirito Santo e Comercial de  |Crdit Agricole Lazard Financial     |
|Lisboa                               |Products Bank                        |
|Banco Exterior de Espaa SA          |Crdit Commercial de France          |
|Banco Mercantil de So Paulo         |Crdit du Nord                       |
|SA-Finasa                            |Crdit Lyonnais                      |
|Banco Nacional de Mexico SA          |Crdit Suisse First Boston Ltd       |
|Banco Nacional Ultramarino SA        |Crdit Suisse Financial Products     |
|Banco Portugus do Atlntico         |Creditanstalt-Bankverein             |
|Banco Real SA                        |Credito Italiano                     |
|Banco Santander                      |The Cyprus Popular Bank Ltd          |
|Banco Santander de Negocios          |                                     |
|Banco Totta & Aores SA              |Dao Heng Bank (London) plc           |
|Bancomer SA                          |De Nationale Investingsbank NV       |
|Bangkok Bank Public Company Ltd      |Den Danske Bank Aktieselskab         |
|Bank Austria AG                      |Den Norske Bank ASA                  |
|PT Bank Ekspor Impor Indonesia       |Deutsche Bank AG                     |
|(Persero)                            |Deutsche Genossenschaftsbank         |
|Bank Julius Baer & Co Ltd            |The Development Bank of Singapore Ltd|
|Bank Brussels Lambert                |                                     |
|Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad       |Discount Bank and Trust Company      |
|Bank Handlowy w Warszawie SA         |Dresdner Bank AG                     |
|Bank Hapoalim BM                     |                                     |
|Bank Leumi (UK) plc                  |Emirates Bank International PJSC     |
|Bank Mellat                          |Ergobank SA                          |
|Bank Melli Iran                      |                                     |
|Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG           |FIBI Bank (UK) plc                   |
|Bankgesellschaft Berlin (UK) plc     |FIMAT International Banque           |
|PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero)   |First Bank of Nigeria plc            |
|Bank of Baroda                       |First Commercial Bank                |
|The Bank of NT Butterfield & Son Ltd |First National Building Society      |
|Bank of Ceylon                       |Ford Credit Europe plc               |
|Bank of China                        |                                     |
|Bank of China International (UK) Ltd |Gartmore Money Management Ltd        |
|Bank of Cyprus (London) Ltd          |Generale Bank                        |
|The Bank of East Asia Ltd            |Ghana Commercial Bank                |
|                                     |GiroCredit Bank Aktiengesellschaft   |
|                                     |der Sparkassen                       |
|                                     |Goldman Sachs International Bank     |
|                                     |Gulf International Bank BSC          |
|                                     |                                     |
|HFC Bank plc                         |Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation  |
|Habib Bank AG Zurich                 |Ltd                                  |
|Habib Bank Ltd                       |Overseas Trust Bank Ltd              |
|Habibsons Bank Ltd                   |Overseas Union Bank Ltd              |
|Hamburgische Landesbank Girozentrale |                                     |
|Hanil Bank                           |Philippine National Bank             |
|Havana International Bank Ltd        |Philippine National Bank (Europe) plc|
|                                     |                                     |
|ICC Bank plc                         |Postipankki Ltd                      |
|Indosuez Carr Futures SNC            |                                     |
|Industrial Bank of Korea Europe SA   |Qatar National Bank SAQ              |
|ING Bank NV                          |                                     |
|Investec Bank (UK) Ltd               |Rabobank International               |
|Ionian and Popular Bank of Greece SA |Rafidain Bank (provisional liquadator|
|Iran Overseas Investment Bank Ltd    |appointed)                           |
|Irish Permanent plc                  |Raiffeisen Zentralbank Osterreich AG |
|Irish Nationwide Building Society    |Riyad Bank                           |
|Istituto Bancario San Paolo di Torino|Riyad Bank Europe Ltd                |
|SpA                                  |Royal Bank of Canada                 |
|Italian International Bank plc       |Royal Bank of Canada Europe Ltd      |
|                                     |                                     |
|Jordan International Bank plc        |SBI European Bank Ltd                |
|Jyske Bank                           |Sabanci Bank plc                     |
|                                     |Saudi American Bank                  |
|KAS-Associatie NV                    |Saudi American Bank (UK) Ltd         |
|KDB Bank (UK) Ltd                    |The Saudi British Bank               |
|KEXIM Bank (UK) Ltd                  |Saudi International Bank (Al-Bank    |
|KorAm Bank                           |Al-Saudi Al-Alami Ltd)               |
|Korea Exchange Bank                  |Scotiabank (UK) Ltd                  |
|Korea First Bank                     |Seccombe Marshall & Campion plc      |
|Korea Long Term Credit Bank          |Seoulbank                            |
|International Ltd                    |Shanghai Commercial Bank Ltd         |
|Kredietbank NV                       |Shinhan Bank                         |
|                                     |The Siam Commercial Bank Public      |
|Landesbank Berlin Girozentrale       |Company Ltd                          |
|Landesbank Hessen-Thrigen           |Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB     |
|Girozentrale                         |(publ)                               |
|Lehman Brothers Bankhaus AG          |Socit Gnrale                     |
|                                     |Sonali Bank                          |
|Macquarie Bank Ltd                   |Standard Bank London Ltd             |
|Malayan Banking Berhad               |State Bank of India                  |
|MashreqBank PSC                      |Sdwestdeutsche Landesbank           |
|Matheson Bank Ltd                    |Girozentrale                         |
|Merita Bank Ltd                      |Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ)      |
|Merrill Lynch International Bank Ltd |SwedBank (Sparbanken Sverige AB      |
|MeesPierson NV                       |(publ))                              |
|Morgan Grenfell & Co Ltd             |Swiss Bank Corporation               |
|Morgan Grenfell & Co (CI) Ltd        |Syndicate Bank                       |
|Moscow Narodny Bank Ltd              |                                     |
|                                     |TC Ziraat Bankasi                    |
|Natexis Banque                       |The Thai Farmers Bank Public Company |
|NIIB Group Ltd                       |Ltd                                  |
|Nacional Financiera SNC              |The Toronto-Dominion Bank            |
|National Australia Bank Ltd          |Toronto Dominion Bank Europe Ltd     |
|National Bank of Abu Dhabi           |Triodosbank                          |
|National Bank of Dubai Public Joint  |Turkish Bank (UK) Ltd                |
|Stock Company                        |Turkiye Is Bankasi AS                |
|National Bank of Canada              |                                     |
|National Bank of Greece SA           |UCB Bank plc                         |
|National Bank of Egypt International |Uco Bank                             |
|Ltd                                  |Unibank A/S                          |
|National Bank of Kuwait              |Union Bancaire Prive, CBI-TDB       |
|(International) plc                  |Union Bank of Nigeria plc            |
|National Bank of Pakistan            |Union Bank of Switzerland            |
|Nedcor Bank Ltd                      |United Bank Ltd                      |
|Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale |The United Bank of Kuwait plc        |
|Northern Bank Executor & Trustee     |United Mizrahi Bank Ltd              |
|Company Ltd                          |United Overseas Bank Ltd             |
|                                     |                                     |
|                                     |Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale |
|                                     |Westpac Banking Corporation          |
|                                     |                                     |
|                                     |Zambia National Commercial Bank Ltd  |
|                                     |Zivnostensk Banka AS                |



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