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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 15, 2020
Municipal CUSIP Request Volume Increased 15% in 2019
NEW YORK, NY, January 15, 2020 – CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for December 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 a significant year-over-year surge in request volume for new municipal identifiers. On a monthly basis, however, CUSIP request volume trended down in December across most major asset classes.Read Report
December Volumes for Municipal and Corporate Security Identifiers Trend Down
“The overall volume of municipal and corporate identifier requests was strong in 2019, driven by a combination of a favorable interest rate environment and a generally strong economy,” said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services. “As we turn the corner to 2020, our CUSIP issuance indicator appears to be signaling some caution on the part of market participants, but it is still early.”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."