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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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Spot Trading LLC Selects CUSIP Global Services for Options Tracking, Mapping and Cross-Referencing

May 7, 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 Spot Trading LLC, a technology-focused proprietary trading firm, has selected the CGS Options Service for tracking options contracts and to assist with internal symbology cross-referencing.
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CUSIP Global Services, WealthForge to Collaborate on Crowdfunding

April 30, 2014
CUSIP Global Services (CGS), a leading provider of unique security and entity identifiers and descriptive data that enable efficient global trading, and WealthForge, a licensed broker-dealer specializing in online capital formation and due diligence services, today announced a collaboration in the registration of CUSIP identifiers for private placement offerings.
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CUSIP Issuance TrendsArchives »

CUSIP ID Request Volume Paints Mixed Outlook for Capital Markets Activity

CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for June 2014. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, suggests a potential hiccup in new U.S. corporate securities issuance and an increase in municipal bond and international security issuance as we head into the third quarter of 2014.
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1st Half 2014 CUSIP Issuance Down 3.3% vs. 2013, But Recent Increases Foreshadow Robust Volume in 2nd Half

March 19, 2014
"A lot of the downward trend we're seeing on an annualized basis reflects the uncertainty that existed in the markets during the first few months of the year," said Richard Peterson, Director, Global Markets Intelligence, S&P Capital IQ. "While monthly volume in U.S. corporate securities identifiers was down slightly in June, for the most part, we've been seeing pretty steady increases in volume ever since the spring of 2014."
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