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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 OCTOBER 10, 2018
CUSIP Request Volume Ebbs in September, Tapping Brakes on Record Pace of Issuance Activity
NEW YORK, NY, October 10, 2018 - CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for September 2018.The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, found declines in monthly request volume for new municipal, corporate equity and corporate debt identifiers in September. This is suggestive of a possible slowdown in new security issuance.Read Report
Municipal, Corporate Equity and Corporate Debt Pre-Market Activity Slows from Record Highs Reached in August
"The monthly decline we're seeing in CUSIP request volume this September looks dramatic when compared with the significant surge in volume we saw in August, but, the month did follow historically normal volume trends," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services. "It is notable, however, that the September slowdown coincided with historic high yields on U.S. Treasuries, possibly indicating that the rising rate environment will crimp the growth of new security issuance in the months to come."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."