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The London money market.

--The following is from the London Herald (city article,) March 18th:

‘ Business at the Stock Exchange continues to exhibit varying phases. Speculation is evidently rife in the Several departments, and consequently the sudden daily changes in values. English securities were at one moment well supported, but later in the afternoon partial heaviness was again visible, the prices from Paris coming lower. It is asserted that the French Government have recognized the raising of the blockade of Charleston by the Confederates which, it is believed, may lead to the arrangements of a peace. The advices, on the whole, were not considered favorable from the Continent the progress of the revolution in Poland creating uneasiness. Consols for money fluctuated between 91½ and ½, and back to 92½ for the account the bargain were at 91½ the latest prices being 91 ½ to ½ and 92½ to 93. Towards the close of the day there was a general, depression in railway shares.

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