20 JANUARY 1866, Page 3

Consols closed yesterday at the prices of Saturday last, viz.,

87 to 871 for money, and 87} 1 for account. In the early part of the present week, however, the market was very heavy, and the quo- tations fell f per cent, the price for money on Tuesday being 861 to 861. The Bank of England return is more favourable, the reserve of notes and coin having been augmented to the extent of 184,3501., whilst the stock of bullion shows an increase of 144,0051. The decrease in securities is large, viz., 2,331,595/. Money has been in fair request, but the quotations in the open market are from f to per cent. below those of the Bank. The stock of bullion in the Bank of France is 15,503,1721.