Financials
Investments - Table A
Yearly Summary of Investment Categories ()
 
 
 Birmingham
Corporation
(Note: 1)
 
 
National
Debt
Commissioners
(Note: 2)
 
 Quoted
(Note: 3)
 
Unquoted
(Note: 4) 
 
 Other
(Note: 5)
 
 Total
(Note: 6)
 
 1920
698,512
0
0
0
0
698,512
 1921
273,161
0
0
0
892,188
1,165,349
 1922
518,742
0
813,153
0
248,897
1,580,792
 1923
2,332,220
0
0
0
0
2,332,220
 1924
3,443,688
0
0
0
0
3,443,688
 1925
4,454,625
0
0
0
0
4,454,625
 1926
5,059,608
0
0
0
0
5,059,608
 1927
5,464,754
0
0
0
0
5,464,754
 1928
6,477,685
0
0
0
0
6,477,685
 1929
7,755,903
0
0
0
0
7,755,903
 1930
8,959,041
0
0
0
0
8,959,041
 1931
10,242,037
0
0
0
0
10,242,037
 1932
10,976,159
0
0
0
0
10,976,159
 1933
12,693,711
0
0
0
0
12,693,711
 1934
14,554,372
0
0
0
0
14,554,372
 1935
16,448,154
0
0
0
0
16,448,154
 1936
18,473,645
0
0
0
0
18,473,645
 1937
20,634,621
0
0
0
0
20,634,621
 1938
23,347,296
0
0
0
0
23,347,296
 1939
25,864,033
0
0
0
0
25,864,033
 1940
27,202,598
225,000
20,670
0
0
27,448,268
 1941
28,326,462
1,500,000
2,000,000
0
0
31,826,462
 1942
29,330,337
0
8,500,000
0
0
37,830,337
 1943
30,685,136
250,000
15,750,000
0
0
46,685,136
 1944
31,435,615
500,000
23,640,000
0
0
55,575,615
 1945
32,167,493
0
31,572,000
0
0
63,739,493
 1946
33,205,925
0
37,754,000
0
0
70,959,925
 1947
34,943,584
0
40,004,000
0
0
74,947,584
 1948
36,508,148
0
41,004,000
0
0
77,512,148
 1949
38,206,918
0
41,004,000
0
0
79,210,918
 1950
38,858,909
0
42,587,185
0
0
81,446,094
 1951
38,852,381
0
43,093,745
0
0
81,946,126
 1952
35,940,963
2,458,563
38,897,234
0
0
77,296,760
 1953
35,950,975
3,464,298
38,897,234
0
0
78,312,507
 1954
35,950,975
2,961,718
38,897,234
0
0
77,809,927
 1955
36,560,533
0
42,793,322
0
497,521
79,851,376
 1956
35,481,436
0
44,028,947
0
0
79,510,383
 1957
35,381,005
0
40,778,947
0
0
76,159,952
 1958
29,209,658
6,498,764
39,177,822
0
0
74,886,244
 1959
24,406,436
9,407,846
39,177,822
0
0
72,992,104
 1960
26,042,788
11,984,904
37,125,539
0
0
75,153,231
 1961
25,259,909
13,934,854
37,133,911
0
0
76,328,674
 1962
23,530,000
15,728,158
37,133,911
0
0
76,392,069
 1963
24,482,000
17,673,723
37,133,911
0
0
79,289,634
 1964
24,982,000
19,708,040
37,146,202
0
0
81,836,242
 1965
25,182,000
21,684,852
37,115,183
0
0
83,982,035
 1966
24,582,000
22,641,247
36,978,534
0
0
84,201,781
 1967
22,074,146
21,902,047
37,146,460
2,390,000
0
83,512,653
 1968
18,934,202
20,579,037
42,067,869
3,603,000
0
85,184,108
 1969
17,855,202
19,720,418
46,428,904
3,350,000
0
87,354,524
 1970
14,890,202
18,569,781
49,157,681
3,287,175
0
85,904,839
 1971
14,175,202
18,392,974
53,005,284
3,678,750
0
89,252,210
 1972
14,380,202
19,486,349
58,597,383
3,369,000
0
95,832,934
 1973
14,330,202
20,501,462
63,885,563
4,089,000
73,037
102,879,264
 1974
14,530,202
21,459,587
64,781,575
5,239,000
0
106,010,364
 1975
22,732,755
21,752,102
64,973,860
6,139,000
0
115,597,717
Mar 1976
22,737,104
22,914,796
59,515,664
8,739,000
0
113,906,564
Nov 1976
0
27,526,198
60,580,539
38,453,299
0
126,560,036
 1977
0
23,459,000
63,166,000
36,870,000
0
123,495,000
 1978
0
26,016,000
66,030,000
38,004,000
0
130,050,000
 1979
0
22,155,000
71,304,000
47,318,000
4,781,000
145,558,000
NOTES:
 
[1]     Deposits placed directly with Birmingham Corporation, in accordance with the Bank's Regulations. The arrangement ceased when
         the BMB became the Birmingham Municipal Trustee Savings Bank on April 1st 1976. A proportion of the Deposit was invested in
         Government Securities - the amounts (where disclosed in the Annual Accounts) are detailed at Investments - Table C.
 
[2]     Amounts placed with the National Debt Commissioners from April 1st 1957 were funded by deposits in the new Number 2
         Department. Investing the funds in this way was a condition of the tax concession granted on Number 2 Department deposits
 
[3]     Book Value of Quoted Securities (issued by Government and Local Authorities). From 1948, the Market Value of these Investments
         was disclosed in the Annual Accounts (see Investments - Table D)
 
[4]     Unquoted Securities issued by Local Authorities were a source of Investment from 1967
 
[5]      Other Investments were:
              1921 - Treasury Bills: 892,188
              1922 - Treasury Bills: 248,897
              1955 - Treasury Bills: 497,521
              1973 - Deposit with Trustee Savings Bank Clearing Centre: 73,037
              1979 - Promissory Notes: 4,781,000
 
[6]      The proportion of Total Investments to Total Assets is shown at Investments - Table E
 
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