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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 JANUARY 10, 2019
CUSIP Request Volume Dips in December
NEW YORK, NY, January 10, 2019 - CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for December 2018. 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 monthly volume decreases in requests for new corporate and municipal identifiers.Read Report
Monthly Decline in New Issuance Requests Drags Down Full Year 2018 Volumes
" The second half of 2018 has been marked by a great deal of month-to-month volatility in CUSIP request volume, which is consistent with market uncertainty over the future of interest rates," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services. "On the whole for 2018, total CUSIP request volumes trended down from the previous year, consistent with new security issuance activity over the course of the year."Read Press Release
CUSIP Global Services celebrates their 50th Anniversary at the NYSE closing bell! 2018 is 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 is 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."