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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 November 12, 2019
Municipal CUSIP Request Volume Surges in October
NEW YORK, NY, November 11, 2019 – CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for October 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 significant increases in CUSIP request volume for municipal debt and a slight decline in requests for corporate debt identifiers in October.Read Report
34% Monthly Increase in Muni Requests Puts Year-to-Date Volume on Record Pace
“The favorable interest rate environment for debt issuers has put municipal bond CUSIP request volume on pace for a record year,” said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services. “While we have seen some month-to-month volatility in the municipal bond category over the course of 2019, the general trend for the first three quarters has been toward steady growth.”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."