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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
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 JANUARY 22, 2018
CUSIP Request Volume Signals Strong Start to New Year for Equity Issuance
NEW YORK, NY, JANUARY 22, 2018 - CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for December 2017. 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 equities and municipal bonds this month. This is suggestive of an increased pace of new equity issuance in the early weeks of 2018.Read Report
Spurred by Tax Reform, Municipalities Raced to Issue New Debt in December
"A great deal of the end-of-year surge in municipal identifier requests was driven by the crush of issuers racing to raise capital ahead of tax reform, " said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services." Now that we see that the final version of the bill preserves the tax exemption on private activity bonds, we expect muni request volumes to move back into a more normalized range."Read Press Release