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Government and corporate bond mutual funds, with assets of $25 million or more, ranked by the total return for 1998. (Dollar amounts in millions)

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Fund Name Bank

1 Dreyfus Lifetime Income Rest Mellon Bank Corp.

2 Dreyfus UST Long Term Mellon Bank Corp.

3 Excelsior Short Term Governme U.S. Trust Corp.

4 Pacific Capital Divers Fixed Pacific Century Financial Corp.

5 Galaxy II-US Treasury Idx Inv Fleet Financial Group

6 BB&T Interm US Govt Bd Tr BB&T Corp.

7 Norwest Advantage-Intrm Gov I Wells Fargo & Co.

8 Galaxy High Quality Bond Inst Fleet Financial Group

9 AmSouth-Bond Fd Premier AmSouth Bancorp.

10 First Omaha Fixed Income Fund First National of Nebraska Inc.

11 Kent Fds-Income Inst (2) Old Kent Financial Corp.

12 Galaxy High Quality Bond Ret Fleet Financial Group

13 SouthTrust Bond Fund SouthTrust Corp.

14 Ark Fds-Intermed Fixed Inc In First Maryland Bankcorp.

15 Firstar Bond IMMDEX Inst Firstar Corp.

16 STI Classic Inv Grade Bond Tr SunTrust Banks Inc.

17 Monitor Fixed Income Tr Huntington Bancshares

18 Arbor Golden Oak Interm Incom Citizens Banking Corp.

19 Norwest Advantage-Dvrs Bond I Wells Fargo & Co.

20 Highmark Government Secs Fid Unionbancal Corp.

21 Armada Total Return Advan Ins National City Corp.

22 Northern Instl Bond C (1) Northern Trust Corp.

23 Arch Fd-Govt/Corp Bond Tr Mercantile Bancorp., Inc.

24 Northern Instl Bond A (1) Northern Trust Corp.

25 Norwest Advantage-Income Fund Wells Fargo & Co.

26 Independence One U.S. Govt Tr National Australia Bank

27 ISG Govt Income A Deposit Guaranty Corp.

28 Firstar Bond IMMDEX Ret Firstar Corp.

29 First American-Fixed Income Y U.S. Bancorp.

30 Dreyfus Bond Market Index Bas Mellon Bank Corp.

31 Chase Vista US Government Sec Chase Manhattan Corp.

32 Munder Bond Y (2) Comerica Inc.

33 Riggs US Govt Securities R Riggs National Corp.

34 STI Classic Inv Grade Bond In SunTrust Banks Inc.

35 IBJ Funds Trust-Fixed Inc Svc Industrial Bank of Japan

36 Chase Vista US Treasury Incom Chase Manhattan Corp.

37 Excelsior Instl Total Return U.S. Trust Corp.

38 Griffin US Government Income Washington Mutual Inc.

39 Galaxy Intermediate Bond Inst Fleet Financial Group

40 First American-Fixed Income A U.S. Bancorp

41 Wachovia Fixed Income Fund Y Wachovia Corp.

42 Performance Fds-Intrm Govt In Trustmark Corp.

43 ISG Income Inst (2) First American Corp.

44 Munder Bond K Comerica Inc.

45 Glenmede Core Fixed-Income Po Glenmede Corp.

46 Armada Bond Fund Inst National City Corp.

47 Dreyfus Disciplined Int Bd Re Mellon Bank Corp.

48 Evergreen US Govt Y First Union Corp.

49 Nations Government Secs Pr A BankAmerica Corp.

50 Nations US Govt Bond Pr A (2) BankAmerica Corp.

Average for the top 50 funds.

Average for all 261 funds with assets of $25 million or more

Average for all 477 bank proprietary bond funds

Non-Bank Bond Fund Avg

Lehman Bros Govt/Corp

30 Dreyfus Bond Market Index BasMellon Bank Corp.

31 Chase Vista US Government SecChase Manhattan Corp.

32 Munder Bond Y (2) Comerica Inc.

33 Riggs US Govt Securities R Riggs National Corp.

34 STI Classic Inv Grade Bond InSunTrust Banks Inc.

35 IBJ Funds Trust-Fixed Inc SvcIndustrial Bank of Japan

36 Chase Vista US Treasury IncomChase Manhattan Corp.

37 Excelsior Instl Total Return U.S. Trust Corp.

38 Griffin US Government Income Washington Mutual Inc.

39 Galaxy Intermediate Bond InstFleet Financial Group

40 First American-Fixed Income AU.S. Bancorp

41 Wachovia Fixed Income Fund Y Wachovia Corp.

42 Performance Fds-Intrm Govt InTrustmark Corp.

43 ISG Income Inst (2) First American Corp.

44 Munder Bond K Comerica Inc.

45 Glenmede Core Fixed-Income PoGlenmede Corp.

46 Armada Bond Fund Inst National City Corp.

47 Dreyfus Disciplined Int Bd ReMellon Bank Corp.

48 Evergreen US Govt Y First Union Corp.

49 Nations Government Secs Pr A BankAmerica Corp.

50 Nations US Govt Bond Pr A (2)BankAmerica Corp.

Average for the top 50 funds.

Average for all 261 funds with as 211.27

Average for all 477 bank proprietary bond funds

Non-Bank Bond Fund Avg

Lehman Bros Govt/Corp

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Fund AssFull Fourth

FundInvestment Objective 9/30/98 Year Quarter

1 General Bd - Short & Interm$40.60 12.04 4.73

2 US Treasury 144.98 10.84 -1.09

3 US Government - Short & Int 51.04 10.05 4.2

4 General Bd - Investment Gra 170.2 9.78 -0.15

5 US Treasury 162.13 9.76 -0.03

6 US Government - Short & Int 186.26 9.58 -0.43

7 US Government - Short & Int 425.1 9.55 -0.19

8 Corporate - Investment Grad 215.61 9.42 -0.29

9 General Bd - Investment Gra 337.87 9.4 -0.18

10 General Bd - Investment Gra 86.2 9.36 -0.46

11 General Bd - Investment Gra 227.83 9.29 0.58

12 Corporate - Investment Grad 42.75 9.26 -0.34

13 General Bd - Investment Gra 126 9.25 -0.47

14 General Bd - Investment Gra 94.93 9.21 0.98

15 Multi-Sector Bond 463.56 9.19 0.53

16 General Bd - Short & Interm 816.66 9.19 -0.68

17 General Bd - Short & Interm 173.7 9.18 -0.55

18 General Bd - Investment Gra 132.03 9.17 -0.23

19 General Bd - Investment Gra 147 9.1 -0.74

20 US Government/Agency 113.77 9.08 -0.24

21 General Bd - Investment Gra 315.49 9.05 -0.01

22 General Bd - Long 66.58 9.05 -0.02

23 General Bd - Investment Gra 181.74 9.04 0.14

24 General Bd - Long 588.2 8.99 0.04

25 General Bd - Investment Gra 315.95 8.98 -0.02

26 US Government/Agency 71.18 8.96 -0.17

27 US Government/Agency 273 8.95 -0.27

28 Multi-Sector Bond 93.74 8.93 0.47

29 General Bd - Investment Gra1211.32 8.93 -0.24

30 Corporate - Investment Grad 56.32 8.93 0.39

31 US Government/Agency 54.81 8.9 -0.47

32 US Government/Agency 222.1 8.9 -0.15

33 General Bd - Investment Gra 38.48 8.88 -0.19

34 General Bd - Short & Interm 34.43 8.79 -0.78

35 General Bd - Investment Gra 38.88 8.79 0.11

36 US Treasury 63.85 8.78 -0.52

37 General Bd - Investment Gra 196.9 8.69 -0.47

38 US Government/Agency 117.07 8.69 -0.27

39 General Bd - Investment Gra 237.57 8.68 -0.06

40 General Bd - Investment Gra 205.57 8.67 -0.31

41 General Bd - Investment Gra 209.4 8.61 0.53

42 US Government - Short & Int 114.38 8.58 -0.31

43 General Bd - Investment Gra 79.23 8.55 -0.07

44 US Government/Agency 46.2 8.53 -0.21

45 US Government - Short & Int 245.94 8.52 -0.11

46 US Government - Short & Int 759.57 8.46 -0.15

47 US Government - Short & Int 170.42 8.45 0.09

48 US Government - Short & Int 180.99 8.45 0.29

49 US Government - Short & Int 119.99 8.43 -0.12

50 US Government - Short & Int 121.48 8.38 -0.07

211.78 9.09 0.04

211.27 7.13 0.12

118.61 7.02 9.89

312.38 5.04 8.5

na 9.49 0.13

30 Corporate - Investment Grad 56.32 8.93 0.39

31 US Government/Agency 54.81 8.9 -0.47

32 US Government/Agency 222.1 8.9 -0.15

33 General Bd - Investment Gra 38.48 8.88 -0.19

34 General Bd - Short & Interm 34.43 8.79 -0.78

35 General Bd - Investment Gra 38.88 8.79 0.11

36 US Treasury 63.85 8.78 -0.52

37 General Bd - Investment Gra 196.9 8.69 -0.47

38 US Government/Agency 117.07 8.69 -0.27

39 General Bd - Investment Gra 237.57 8.68 -0.06

40 General Bd - Investment Gra 205.57 8.67 -0.31

41 General Bd - Investment Gra 209.4 8.61 0.53

42 US Government - Short & Int 114.38 8.58 -0.31

43 General Bd - Investment Gra 79.23 8.55 -0.07

44 US Government/Agency 46.2 8.53 -0.21

45 US Government - Short & Int 245.94 8.52 -0.11

46 US Government - Short & Int 759.57 8.46 -0.15

47 US Government - Short & Int 170.42 8.45 0.09

48 US Government - Short & Int 180.99 8.45 0.29

49 US Government - Short & Int 119.99 8.43 -0.12

50 US Government - Short & Int 121.48 8.38 -0.07

Aver 211.78 9.09 0.04 6.74

Aver 7.13 0.12 6.17 5.97

Aver 118.61 7.02 9.89 5.99

Non- 312.38 5.04 8.5 6.52

Lehmna 9.49 0.13 7.34

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Latest Latest Latest

FundInvestment Objective 5 Year* 3 Years 10 Years*

1 General Bd - Short & I 10.37

2 US Treasury 7.69 7.21 10.08

3 US Government - Short 6.6 6.17

4 General Bd - Investmen 5.68 6.08 8.84

5 US Treasury 7.03 6.76

6 US Government - Short 5.87 5.44

7 US Government - Short 7.13

8 Corporate - Investment 6.68 6.64

9 General Bd - Investmen 7.01 7.02 8.68

10 General Bd - Investmen 6.5 6.74

11 General Bd - Investmen 6.93

12 Corporate - Investment 6.51 6.5

13 General Bd - Investmen 7.17 6.35

14 General Bd - Investment Grade

15 Multi-Sector Bond 7.19 7.38

16 General Bd - Short & I 6.82 6.78

17 General Bd - Short & I 6.81 6.51

18 General Bd - Investmen 6.36 6

19 General Bd - Investmen 7.55

20 US Government/Agency 6.02

21 General Bd - Investmen 7

22 General Bd - Long 7.15

23 General Bd - Investmen 5.78 5.47 6.41

24 General Bd - Long 7.32 7.82

25 General Bd - Investmen 6.81 5.86

26 US Government/Agency 6.73 6.87

27 US Government/Agency 6.68 6.47

28 Multi-Sector Bond 6.93 7.17

29 General Bd - Investmen 7.05

30 Corporate - Investment 6.8 6.87

31 US Government/Agency 6.04 6.06

32 US Government/Agency 6.79 6.6

33 General Bd - Investmen 6.42 6.21

34 General Bd - Short & I 6.41 6.38

35 General Bd - Investmen 6.59

36 US Treasury 6.07 6.03 8.35

37 General Bd - Investmen 6.82

38 US Government/Agency 6.45 6.89

39 General Bd - Investmen 6.24 6.02 7.55

40 General Bd - Investmen 6.75 6.79 8.47

41 General Bd - Investment Grade

42 US Government - Short 6.19 5.95

43 General Bd - Investmen 6.03 6.03 7.88

44 US Government/Agency 6.49 6.32

45 US Government - Short 7.33 6.68 8.68

46 US Government - Short 6.62

47 US Government - Short 6.73

48 US Government - Short 6.83 6.7

49 US Government - Short 6.47 5.71

50 US Government - Short 6.15

6.74 6.47 8.33

6.17 5.97 7.92

5.99 5.83 7.72

6.52 6.32 8.42

7.34 7.31 9.34

30 Corporate - Investment 6.8 6.87

31 US Government/Agency 6.04 6.06

32 US Government/Agency 6.79 6.6

33 General Bd - Investmen 6.42 6.21

34 General Bd - Short & I 6.41 6.38

35 General Bd - Investmen 6.59

36 US Treasury 6.07 6.03 8.35

37 General Bd - Investmen 6.82

38 US Government/Agency 6.45 6.89

39 General Bd - Investmen 6.24 6.02 7.55

40 General Bd - Investmen 6.75 6.79 8.47

41 General Bd - Investment Grade

42 US Government - Short 6.19 5.95

43 General Bd - Investmen 6.03 6.03 7.88

44 US Government/Agency 6.49 6.32

45 US Government - Short 7.33 6.68 8.68

46 US Government - Short 6.62

47 US Government - Short 6.73

48 US Government - Short 6.83 6.7

49 US Government - Short 6.47 5.71

50 US Government - Short 6.15

Aver 211.78 6.47 8.33

Aver 7.13 7.92

Aver 118.61 5.83 7.72

Non- 312.38 6.32 8.42

Lehmna 7.31 9.34

The data were provided by CDA/Wiesenberger, Rockville, MD from its mutual funds data base. A proprietary mutual fund is a mutual fund founded by a bank or over which the bank exercises management discretition. Excluded are private-label funds and all other funds sold through banks. (*) Annualized returns (1) Fund has a minimum investment of at least $25,000 but less than $1 million (2) Fund has a minimum investment of $1 million or more (a) Mutual funds are managed by a U.S.-based investment advisory unit of a foreign bank. American Banker 1998 ===

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