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Exchange Rates

The following exchange rates are based on an average for the month.

Date$ US Dollar€ Euro¥ Yen
Oct 20231.21701.1520181.99
Sep 20231.23701.1590182.97
Aug 20231.27001.1640183.80
Jul 20231.28801.1650181.80
Jun 20231.26301.1650178.50
May 20231.23901.1560173.50
Apr 20231.25601.1400171.10
Mar 20231.21301.1330162.00
Feb 20231.20701.1280160.60
Jan 20231.22301.1350159.30
Dec 20221.21701.1500164.10
Nov 20221.17501.1500166.80
Oct 20221.12901.1480165.90
Sep 20221.13301.1430161.80
Aug 20221.19701.1830162.00
Jul 20221.20001.1770163.70
Jun 20221.23201.1660165.00
May 20221.24401.1770160.30
Apr 20221.29501.1960163.40
Mar 20221.31701.1960156.00
Feb 20221.35301.1930155.90
Jan 20221.35501.1970155.60
Dec 20211.33001.1770151.40
Nov 20211.34501.1780153.20

Average Earnings

Seasonally adjusted average weekly earnings.

DateAverage Earnings Index% change (year on year)
Aug 20236666.9
Jul 20236648.2
Jun 20236709.3
May 20236558.1
Apr 20236517.8
Mar 20236445.9
Feb 20236406.8
Jan 20236355.9
Dec 20226324.7
Nov 20226287.0
Oct 20226256.3
Sep 20226216.1
Aug 20226186.1
Jul 20226145.9
Jun 20226126.3
May 20226054.4
Apr 20226045.0
Mar 20226149.9
Feb 20226015.8
Jan 20226005.2
Dec 20216005.8
Nov 20215903.6
Oct 20215864.3
Sep 20215844.7

Base Rate

The present Bank of England Base Rate is 5.25%.

DateBase Rate %
Aug 20235.25
Jun 20235.00
May 20234.50
Mar 20234.25
Feb 20234.00
Dec 20223.50
Nov 20223.00
Sep 20222.25
Aug 20221.75
Jun 20221.25
May 20221.00
Mar 20220.75
Feb 20220.50
Dec 20210.25
Mar 20200.10
Mar 20200.25
Aug 20180.75
Nov 20170.50
Mar 20170.75
Aug 20160.25
Mar 20090.50
Feb 20091.00
Jan 20091.50
Dec 20082.00

FTSE 100 Index

Figures shown are the closing index for the month.

DateFTSE 100 Index
Oct 20237321.7
Sep 20237608.1
Aug 20237439.1
Jul 20237699.4
Jun 20237531.5
May 20237446.1
Apr 20237870.6
Mar 20237631.7
Feb 20237876.3
Jan 20237771.7
Dec 20227451.7
Nov 20227573.1
Oct 20227094.5
Sep 20226893.8
Aug 20227284.2
Jul 20227423.4
Jun 20227169.3
May 20227607.7
Apr 20227544.6
Mar 20227515.7
Feb 20227458.3
Jan 20227464.4
Dec 20217384.5
Nov 20217059.5

Retail Price Index

All RPI figures use the January 1987 base of 100.

DateRetail Price IndexConsumer Price Inflation
Oct 2023378.46.7
Aug 2023376.66.7
Jul 2023374.26.8
Jun 2023376.47.9
May 2023375.38.7
Apr 2023372.88.7
Mar 2023367.210.1
Feb 2023364.510.4
Jan 2023360.310.1
Dec 2022360.410.5
Nov 2022358.310.7
Oct 2022356.211.1
Sep 2022347.610.1
Aug 2022345.29.9
Jul 2022343.210.1
Jun 2022340.09.4
May 2022337.19.1
Apr 2022334.69.0
Mar 2022323.57.0
Feb 2022320.26.2
Jan 2022317.75.5
Dec 2021317.75.4
Nov 2021314.35.1
Oct 2021312.04.2

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