30 JUNE 1866, Page 3

During the early part of the week the Consol market

was firm, at improving prices. On the announcement that the Directors of the Bank of England had determined to make no change in their rates of discount, the market became fiat, and the quotations declined about three-eighths per cent. The highest price for time bargains for the week is 871, and the closing quotations were as follows :—For transfer, 84, ; for time, 861, f.