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What's Behind a CUSIP Number?
More than 45 years of information on corporate capital changes in the US and Canada. Detailed data on more than 26 million financial instruments and their issues. 1000-2000 new identifiers created each day.Learn More
A rigorous, time-tested process originates and maintains reliable data users can trust. Up to 60 different data elements are analyzed to uniquely classify each instrument. The result? An identifier that’s meaningful, informative, accurate and efficient.Learn More
Unrivaled data management and access options. Direct web and FTP links with pipe-delimited or XML data feeds. APIs with intra-day, daily and weekly updates. State-of-the-art Disaster Recovery Infrastructure.Learn More
Coverage of corporate, government, municipal and international securities; IPOs; preferred stock; funds; CDs; derivatives; U.S. and Canadian listed options; and syndicated loans – new financial instruments and geographic regions continually added.Learn More
CUSIP Issuance Trends August 9, 2017
CUSIP Request Volume Ebbs in July Signaling Moderation of New Securities Issuance Push
NEW YORK, NY, AUGUST 9, 2017 - CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for July 2017. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, found declines in the pre-trade market for municipal and corporate issues in July. This decreased demand for new CUSIP IDs for corporate and municipal bonds is suggestive of a possible slowdown in new security issuance volume over the coming weeks.Read Report
Pre-Market Corporate and Municipal Bond Activity Slows in July Following Two Straight Months of Rapid-Fire Growth
"The on-again/off-again nature of CUSIP request volume over the past several months is indicative of the cautious optimism we're seeing reflected in market psychology," said Richard Peterson, Senior Director, S&P Global Market Intelligence. "Market participants still see opportunities to raise new capital, but they are also dialing it back as they continue to watch the interest rate situation and overall market behaviour for signs of opportunity."Read Press Release