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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 February 13, 2020
CUSIP Request Volume for New U.S. Corporate Debt Identifiers Surges in January
NEW YORK, NY, February 13, 2020 – CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for January 2020. 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 corporate and municipal identifiers. On a monthly basis, however, CUSIP request volume trended down in January across most major asset classes.Read Report
Municipal Volumes Increase Year over Year
“So far this year, we’re starting to see pockets of very strong CUSIP request volume emerge in specific asset classes, most notably in corporate debt,” said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services. “There is some volatility in the data, however, with other asset classes such as international debt and equity and some municipal categories still making big month-to-month moves.”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."