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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 JUNE 7, 2018
Municipal CUSIP Request Volume Climbs to Pre-Tax Cuts & Jobs Act Levels
NEW YORK, NY, June 7, 2018 - CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for May 2018. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, found a third straight monthly increase in requests for new municipal bond identifiers. CUSIP request volume for U.S. and international corporate securities also surged in May. This is suggestive of an increased pace of new securities issuance in the second and third quarter of 2018..Read Report
Municipal Issuers Log Third Straight Month of Increased Pre-Trade Activity
"Municipal issuers have driven CUSIP request volume to a level we haven't seen since November of last year," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services. "The increase is likely driven by a combination of pent up demand and a desire to secure funding before the Federal Reserve raises interest rates again."Read Press Release
"2018 is 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."