Exchange rates - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 03 February 2015 | Standard notes SN02811

Authors: Chris Rhodes

Topic: Economic policy, Economic situation, World economy

The SERI rose by 0.2% in January 2015. Compared with the same period a year ago, it is 2.6% higher.

It is currently 13.9% above its March 2009 level, when it was at its lowest point since the series began in 1980. It is 16.8% below its pre-recession peak in July 2007

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