These differ from ours, as we give the number of shares, etc., traded in, and the prices realized, but in London only the bid and asked prices are given. (See ' "New York Equivalent.")

The stock exchange quotations are given in fractions of one pound in this manner:

Shillings

Pence

Shillings

Pence

1-32

=

0

7 1/2

3-32

=

1

10 1/2|

1-16

=

1

3

7-8

=

17

6 And so on.

1 During the World war, the "daylight saving plan" has been adopted in London, so, for the time being, the exchange opens earlier.