170 Years of Bank of England Balance Sheet Data
This data set contains detailed Bank of England balance sheet data from 1844 to present (monthly). It's a rare and highly valuable research asset for investment professionals and academic researchers. We pored over thousands of Bank of England returns in the London Gazette archives to come up with this incredible record of historical monetary data.
Available in Excel and CSV formats.
To our knowledge, nobody has a data set as comprehensive as this. Investment professionals can use it to analyze the effects of (monthly) monetary changes on prices. Academic researchers can use it to come up with ground-breaking research papers.
How it works:
|ISSUE DEPARTMENT ASSETS||1844 - 2012|
|Other Government Securities|
|Gold Coin & Bullion|
|ISSUE DEPARTMENT LIABILITIES||1844 - 2012|
|BANKING DEPARTMENT ASSETS||1844 - 2006|
|Gold & Silver Coin|
|BANKING DEPARTMENT LIABILITIES||1844 - 2006|
|Seven Day & Other Bills|
The banking department data from Apr 2006 onwards is in the modern format and is freely available on the Bank of England website.
Source: Bank of England bank returns, London Gazette.
* Data after 2012 is freely available at the Bank of England website.