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MONEY AND CREDIT

97

There were in June, 1898, 90 joint-stock banks, making returns in England and Wales, with 3,546 branches; 3 in the Isle of Man with 17 branches; 11 in Scotland, 1,154 branches ; and 9 in Ireland, 580 branches. There were 29 offices in London of colonial joint-stock banks, vvith 1,653 branches ; and 23 of foreign banks, with 192 branches. Of 23 private banks, wliich made returns in England and Wales, the deposits amounted to 39,984,188^., cash in hand and at call, 10,640,252/., partners' capital and reserve, 7,017,632/.

The following are some statistics of the ioint-stock banks for June, 1898 :—

English

Scotch

Irish

Colonial

Foreign

£1,000

£1,000

£1,000

£1,000

£1,000

Subscribed capital .

214,930

29,152

25,549

48,387

35,477

Paid-up do.

60,386

9,311

7,125

36,229

25,194

Market value of do.

190,009

30,578

22,046

38,786

Reserve fund, dividend.

&c

34,203

7,210

3,851

9,563

10,589

Notes in circulation

29,226

7,486

5,657

7,870

3,006

Deposit and current ac-

counts

596,794

96,617

46,083

148,658

78,251

Total liabilities ^

742,224

125,849

63,470

229,643

159,703

Cash in hand and at call .

170,082

22,448

8,571

47,574

26,351

Investments

154,095

31,612

17,627

14,837

13,592

Discounts, advances, &c. .

392,406

64,615

36,049

156,806

113,587

Total assets ^ .

742,234

125,849

63,470

229,643

159,703

1 Including other items besides those preceding.

The following are statistics lof the Post-office savings-banks for five years : —

England and Wales

Scotland

Ireland

United Kingilom i

( Received 1893 -] Paid . t Capital

( Received 1894 \ Paid . t Capital

( Received 1895 4 Paid. V Capital

C Received 1896-^ Paid . t Capital

( Received 1897 J Paid, t Capital

£ 24,352,782 19,949,093 74,277,260

29,602,953 21,919,841 81,960,372

31,071,405 23,611,750 89,420,027

35,177,703 26,066,652 98,531,078

34,772,070

28,047,895

105,255,253

£ 741.479 530,120 1,980,225

988,234

638,445

2,330,014

1,236,372

721,680

2,844,706

1,420,754

851,675

3,413,785

1,477,123

954,982

3,935,926

£ 1,414,867 1,285,353 4,340,156

1,864,165 1,228,641 4,975,680

1,993,428 1,364,866 5,604,242

2,120,537 1,571,001 6,153,778

2,173,947 1,622,118 6,705,607

£ 26,509,128 21,764,566 80,579,641

32,455,352 23,786,927 89,266,066

34,301,205 25,698,296 97,868,975

38,718,994

29,419,328

108,098,641

38,423,140

30,624,995

115,896,786

^ Including Islands in the British Seas.