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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 APRIL 13, 2017
CUSIP Requests Climb Again in March Signaling Corporate and Muni Bond Surge
NEW YORK, NY, April 13, 2017 – CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for March 2017. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, found an uptick in the pre-trade market for corporate and municipal bonds in March. This volume of pre-trade activity in corporate and municipal bond markets is suggestive of future growth in new securities issuance volume.Read Report
Second Straight Volume Increase Suggests Robust Pace of New Issuance in First Half of 2017
"The CUSIP indicator has become a sentiment indicator, continually taking the pulse of new security issuers as they weigh the potential impact of geopolitical and economic uncertainty on the markets," said Richard Peterson, Senior Director, S&P Global Market Intelligence. "Based on the volume of CUSIP requests that we’re currently seeing, the marketplace still sees a window of opportunity in the first half of 2017."Read Press Release