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Market Data

Exchange Rates

The following exchange rates are based on an average for the month.

Date$ US Dollar€ Euro¥ Yen
Today
Mar 20181.39571.1317147.96
Feb 20181.39491.1300150.22
Jan 20181.37691.1317153.14
Dec 20171.34071.1323151.38
Nov 20171.32161.1256149.09
Oct 20171.31971.1228149.02
Sep 20171.33101.1169147.35
Aug 20171.29581.0966142.26
Jul 20171.30001.1280146.00
Jun 20171.27901.1390141.80
May 20171.29601.1820146.10
Apr 20171.25401.1780136.70
Mar 20171.23401.1550139.40
Feb 20171.24801.1720141.00
Jan 20171.23501.1610141.90
Dec 20161.24901.1850144.80
Nov 20161.24501.1540135.10
Oct 20161.23601.1200128.10
Sep 20161.31401.1720134.10
Aug 20161.30901.1680132.50
Jul 20161.31501.1880136.30
Jun 20161.42101.2640149.80
May 20161.45201.2850158.10
Apr 20161.43001.2610156.90

Average Earnings

Seasonally adjusted average weekly earnings.

DateAverage Earnings Index% change (year on year)
Jan 20185142.8
Dec 20175133.2
Nov 20175122.4
Oct 20175102.4
Sep 20175102.8
Aug 20175082.4
Jul 20175061.7
Jun 20175062.8
May 20175042.0
Apr 20175041.4
Mar 20175022.4
Feb 20174992.7
Jan 20174991.8
Dec 20164992.0
Nov 20165093.2
Oct 20165072.8
Sep 20165062.6
Aug 20165052.4
Jul 20165052.5
Jun 20165022.6
May 20165022.6
Apr 20165032.1
Mar 20165002.2
Feb 20164942.0

Base Rate

The present Bank of England Base Rate is 0.5%.

DateBase Rate %
Nov 20170.50
Aug 20160.25
Mar 20090.50
Feb 20091.00
Jan 20091.50
Dec 20082.00
Nov 20083.00
Oct 20084.50
Apr 20085.00
Feb 20085.25
Dec 20075.50
Jul 20075.75
May 20075.50
Jan 20075.25
Nov 20065.00
Aug 20064.75
Aug 20054.50
Aug 20044.75
Jun 20044.50
May 20044.25
Feb 20044.00
Nov 20033.75
Jul 20033.50
Feb 20033.75

FTSE 100 Index

Figures shown are the closing index for the month.

DateFTSE 100 Index
Mar 20187056.6
Feb 20187231.9
Jan 20187588
Dec 20177687.8
Nov 20177326.7
Oct 20177493
Sep 20177373
Aug 20177430
Jul 20177372
Jun 20177312
May 20177526
Apr 20177204
Mar 20177369
Feb 20177263
Jan 20177099
Dec 20167143
Nov 20166784
Oct 20166954
Sep 20166899
Aug 20166782
Jul 20166464
Jun 20166504
May 20166230
Apr 20166242

Retail Price Index

All RPI figures use the January 1987 base of 100.

DateRetail Price IndexConsumer Price Inflation
Feb 2018278.12.7
Jan 2018276.03.0
Dec 2017278.13.0
Nov 2017275.83.1
Oct 2017275.33.0
Sep 2017275.13.0
Aug 2017274.72.9
Jul 2017272.92.6
Jun 2017272.32.6
May 2017271.72.9
Apr 2017270.62.7
Mar 2017269.32.3
Feb 2017268.42.3
Jan 2017265.51.8
Dec 2016267.11.6
Nov 2016265.51.2
Oct 2016264.80.9
Sep 2016264.91.0
Aug 2016264.40.6
Jul 2016263.40.6
Jun 2016263.10.5
May 2016262.10.3
Apr 2016261.40.3
Mar 2016261.10.5

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