ODD LOTS

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National Australia Bank (NAB) reports FX trading income of A$251 million ($164 million) for the year ended September 30, 1999. This represents a decrease of 32 per cent from 1998's full year figure of A$367 million ($217 million). Overall, however, NAB's operating profit for the year was up 12 per cent to A$2.8 billion ($1.8 billion).

SG reports a loss of €19 million ($20.3 million) in debt, forex and commodities for the third quarter of 1999. Year to date, however, the bank reports income