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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
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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 MARCH 16, 2017
CUSIP Requests Surge in February Signaling Corporate and Muni Bond Bounce
NEW YORK, NY, MARCH 16, 2017 – CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for February 2017. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, found a notable uptick in the pre-trade market for corporate and municipal bonds in February, following three straight months of declines.Read Report
Volume Increase Follows Three Straight Months of Waning Demand
"The CUSIP indicator has been suggesting a slowdown in new debt issuance throughout the period of uncertainty surrounding the transfer of power in Washington," said Richard Peterson, Senior Director, S&P Global Market Intelligence. "While we cannot yet tell whether this month’s reversal of that trend is a signal that sentiment is changing or an anomaly, we can say we expect to see a healthy level of new security issuance in the near term."Read Press Release