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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
Aug 20211.37901.1720151.50
Jul 20211.38101.1680152.30
Jun 20211.40201.1640154.30
May 20211.40701.1580153.60
Apr 20211.38801.1500151.40
Mar 20211.38601.1640150.70
Feb 20211.38701.1460146.20
Jan 20211.36401.1200141.50
Dec 20201.33801.1130139.60
Nov 20201.32001.1150137.70
Oct 20201.29801.1030136.52
Sep 20201.12501.3350141.70
Aug 20201.31301.1100139.20
Jul 20201.26551.1052135.12
Jun 20201.25101.1120134.60
May 20201.23001.1270131.80
Apr 20201.24101.1420133.80
Mar 20201.23801.1190133.20
Feb 20201.29701.1880142.60
Jan 20201.30701.1770142.80
Dec 20191.31001.1790143.00
Nov 20191.28801.1650140.20
Oct 20191.26501.1440136.80
Sep 20191.23501.1220132.70

Average Earnings

Seasonally adjusted average weekly earnings.

DateAverage Earnings Index% change (year on year)
Jun 20215768.7
May 20215758.9
Apr 20215728.7
Mar 20215684.8
Feb 20215673.9
Jan 20215694.2
Dec 20205695.4
Nov 20205684.7
Oct 20205633.8
Sep 20205602.7
Aug 20205502.0
Jul 2020539-0.2
Jun 2020530-1.5
May 2020529-1.2
Apr 2020528-1.1
Mar 20205381.2
Feb 20205452.7
Jan 20205463.1
Dec 20195442.8
Nov 20195443.4
Oct 20195432.4
Sep 20195423.8
Aug 20195403.3
Jul 20195403.9

Base Rate

The present Bank of England Base Rate is 0.1%.

DateBase Rate %
Mar 20200.10
Mar 20200.25
Aug 20180.75
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

FTSE 100 Index

Figures shown are the closing index for the month.

DateFTSE 100 Index
Aug 20217119.7
Jul 20217032.3
Jun 20217037.5
May 20217022.6
Apr 20216969.8
Mar 20216713.6
Feb 20216483.4
Jan 20216407.5
Dec 20206460.5
Nov 20206266.2
Oct 20205577.3
Sep 20205866.1
Aug 20205963.6
Jul 20205897.8
Jun 20206169.7
May 20206076.6
Apr 20205901.2
Mar 20205672
Feb 20206580.6
Jan 20207286
Dec 20197542.4
Nov 20197346.5
Oct 20197248.4
Sep 20197408.2

Retail Price Index

All RPI figures use the January 1987 base of 100.

DateRetail Price IndexConsumer Price Inflation
Jul 2021305.52.0
Jun 2021304.02.5
May 2021301.92.1
Apr 2021301.11.5
Mar 2021296.90.7
Feb 2021296.00.4
Jan 2021294.60.7
Dec 2020295.40.6
Nov 2020293.50.3
Oct 2020294.30.7
Sep 2020294.30.5
Aug 2020293.30.2
Jul 2020294.21.0
Jun 2020292.70.6
May 2020292.20.5
Apr 2020292.60.8
Mar 2020292.61.5
Feb 2020292.01.7
Jan 2020290.61.8
Dec 2019291.91.3
Nov 2019291.01.5
Oct 2019290.41.5
Sep 2019291.01.7
Aug 2019291.71.7