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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 SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
CUSIP Request Volume Reaches Record High in August, Signaling Growth New Security Issuance
NEW YORK, NY, September 12, 2018 - CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for August 2018. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, found across-the-board growth in monthly request volume for new municipal, corporate equity and corporate debt identifiers in August. This is suggestive of a strong pace of new security issuance.Read Report
Municipal, Corporate Equity and Corporate Debt Pre-Market Activity Roars Back from July Slowdown
"Issuers of new securities ignored the summer doldrums in August, driving a significant month-over-month surge in CUSIP request volume in every major asset class," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services. "The fact that this volume was so robust at a time when – seasonally speaking – we tend to see slower request volume for new CUSIPs suggests that there is a great deal of pent-up demand for new securities issuance across corporate debt and equity issuers and municipalities."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."