No change has been made in the minimum rate of
discount this week. In the open market the supply of money seeking invest- ment is ample, and the tendency of prices is rather drooping. On the Continent, more especially at Paris, Hamburg, and " Berlin, the value of money has a downward tendency. The Bank return is unfavourable, and the stock of bullion is reduced to 13,645,975/. ; the reserve is only 3,224,595/. The stock of bullion in the Bank of France continues to accumulate.