P5b4 Teletext 506 Oct 2 21:09:10  7£{35   ———————  ————————————————  US MAKES PLEA OVER ECONOMY The United States is putting mounting pressure on other leading economies to stabilise the global financial system. Finance ministers and central bankers from the G7 leading industrialised nations are due to meet in Washington this weekend. US treasury secretary Robext Rubin and deputy Lawrence Summers appealed to their counterparts in Europe and Asia to calm fears of an economic downturn. ——————————————————————————————————0/3—— Share index 510 Market report 517 HAVE YOU SEEN FAMILY FINANCE? p540 Next Shares Movers Family Finance