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What's Behind a CUSIP Number?
50 years of information on corporate capital changes in the US and Canada. Detailed data on more than 44 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 December 9, 2019
CUSIP Request Volume for Corporate and Municipal Debt Ebbs in November
NEW YORK, NY, December 10, 2019 – CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for November 2019. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity over the next quarter, found monthly decreases in CUSIP request volumes for corporate and municipal debt and a slight increase in requests for corporate debt identifiers in November.Read Report
16% Monthly Decline in Muni Requests Puts Crimp in Robust 2019 Issuance
“The low interest rate environment has spurred historically high volumes of new security issuance across several key asset classes this year,” said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services. “While the November slowdown in muni issuance will likely take us off track for a record-setting year in 2019, we’re still seeing significant volumes on the whole this year.”Read Press Release
CUSIP Global Services celebrated its 50th Anniversary at the NYSE closing bell! 2018 was the golden anniversary of CUSIP Global Services, the U.S. National Numbering Agency and operating body behind the eponymous CUSIP security identifier and related descriptive data. The organization has a 50-year history of developing and promoting standards to ensure the infrastructure of the financial markets continues to work seamlessly.
"2018 was the golden anniversary of CUSIP Global Services, the U.S. National Numbering Agency and operating body behind the CUSIP security identifier and related descriptive data."