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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
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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 AUGUST 8, 2018
CUSIP Request Volume Ebbs in July, Signaling Slowdown in New Security Issuance
NEW YORK, NY, August 8, 2018 - CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for July 2018. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, found across-the-board declines in monthly request volume for new municipal, corporate equity and corporate debt identifiers in July. This is suggestive of a possible slowdown in new security issuance.Read Report
Municipal, Corporate Equity and Corporate Debt Pre-Market Activity Slows
CUSIP identifier requests for the broad category of U.S. and Canadian corporate offerings, which includes both equity and debt, totaled 4,197 in July, down 16.6% from June. On a year-over-year basis, corporate identifier request volume through July 2018 is 2.8% higher than the same period in 2017. The monthly decline in corporate request volume was driven by a 19.2% decrease in requests for corporate debt identifiers and an 11.1% decrease in requests for corporate equity identifiers.Read Press Release
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