19 MAY 1866, Page 3

The purchases of Stock on account of the public having

been extensive, the Consol market has been somewhat active this week, and prices have steadily advanced. On Saturday last Consols for money left off at 86/ /. Yesterday they were done at 871 1. The unfunded Debt has suffered a severe depression, the latest quotations being 15s. to 3s. discount. Italian Stocks have given way considerably, but most other foreign bonds have been tolerably firm. Banking shares have been steady, on higher terms.