New York Commercial Interest Rates, 1857-1861 (Monthly)


Year:Month:Rate
1857January8.81
February8.81
March 9.25
April 9
May 8.19
June 7.9
July 8.5
August 10
September 18
October 24
November 11.5
December 8
1858 January 7.5
February 5.75
March 5.5
April 5.19
May 3.64
June 4.31
July 3.71
August 4.05
September 4.44
October 4.4
November 4.69
December 4.62
1859 January 4.62
February 5.5
March 5.17
April 5.28
May 6.47
June 6.89
July 6.62
August 7.04
September 6.54
October 6.75
November 6.19
December 6.75
1860 January 8
February 7.1
March 5.9
April 5.6
May 5.8
June 5.5
July 5.4
August 6.1
September 7
October 6.8
November 11.1
December 12.9
1861 January 8
February 7.3
March 6.1
April 6.2
May 8.1
June 6.5
July 5.5
August 6.5
September 6.3
October 6.8
November 6.3
December 7

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research, Series 13002 (Commercial Paper Rates, New York City).


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