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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 22, 2018
CUSIP Request Volume Signals Strong Pace of U.S. Corporate Equity & Debt Issuance in Q1
NEW YORK, NY, February 22, 2018 - CUSIP Global Services (CGS) ttoday announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for January 2018. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, found an increase in CUSIP request volume for new U.S. corporate equities and debt, but sharp decreases in the municipal bond market. This is suggestive of as strong pace of new corporate issuance and a slowdown in new muni issuance in the early weeks of 2018.Read Report
Municipal Volumes Trending Down Following Tax Reform
"We're still seeing fallout from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act in our muni request volumes," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services. "While lawmakers are currently reviewing a new bill that would restore the tax exemption for advance refunding bonds, for now, the marketplace is reacting to the tax reform by dramatically curtailing their pre-trade activity."Read Press Release