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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 May 10, 2017
CUSIP Requests Pull Back in April Signaling Possible Slowdown in Corporate and Muni Bond Issuance Volume
NEW YORK, NY, MAY 10, 2017 – CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for April 2017. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, found a slowdown in the pre-trade market for corporate and municipal bonds in April. This reduced 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
Decline Follows Two Straight Months of Surging Volume
"We’re starting to see a pattern of on-again, off-again volume in new CUSIP requests as issuers juggle a great deal of uncertainty about the macroeconomic environment, the regulatory picture, and market volatility," said Richard Peterson, Senior Director, S&P Global Market Intelligence. "Based on the volume of CUSIP requests that we’re currently seeing, the marketplace still sees a window of opportunity in the first half of 2017."Read Press Release