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Eng Ban Ho's View from Asia Pacific

September 3, 2014
As the regional director for CUSIP Global Services (CGS) in Asia Pacific, Eng Ban is drawing on his extensive experience in the data and analytics industry to help financial institutions address their ongoing needs for operational efficiency, transparency and risk mitigation. In this interview, he shares his perspectives on what attracted him to the organization, and what he hopes to accomplish during his first year.
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CUSIP Global Services Announces Results of LEI Collaboration

August 25, 2014
CUSIP Global Services (CGS), a leading provider of unique security and entity identifiers and descriptive data that enable efficient global trading, today shared the results to date of its near 18-month collaboration with the domestic utility for issuing legal entity identifiers (LEIs).
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CUSIP Global Services Improves Accessibility of U.S. ISIN Basic Service

August 8th, 2014
CUSIP Global Services (CGS), a leading provider of unique security and entity identifiers and descriptive data that enable efficient global trading, today announced that it will simplify the administration of its November 2011 Commitments with the European Commission (EC) to further support the accessibility of its US ISIN Basic Service to users within the European Economic Area (EEA).
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CUSIP Global Services Launches Municipal Pre-Refunded Linkage Service

May 13, 2014
CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the launch of its Municipal Pre-Refunded Linkage Service. Created to identify and link partially pre-refunded municipal bonds into one record, the new product will reduce clerical errors that could arise from the manual process typically followed in today's market.
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CUSIP Issuance TrendsArchives »

CUSIP ID Request Volume Projects Possible Slowdown in U.S. and International Corporate Securities Issuance

CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for August 2014. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, suggests a possible hiccup in new global corporate securities issuance and increases in municipal bond issuance over the next several weeks.
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Municipal Bond Issuance Indicator Showing Improvement

September 15, 2014
"Though we’ve seen some noteworthy declines in requests for new corporate bond issues in the US and international markets in August, it could be attributable to a seasonal blip,” said Richard Peterson, Director, Global Markets Intelligence, S&P Capital IQ. “However, with major monetary policy decisions looming at the Fed and European Central Bank, we will have to watch the CUSIP indicator closely over the next several months for signs of a changing tide in new capital creation."
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