The District of Columbia achieved its lowest 25-year interest rate ever, surpassing even rates seen with federally subsidized Build America Bonds, when it sold its income tax-secured revenue bonds this week, the Office of the Chief Financial Officer announced Tuesday.
District of Columbia Sale Nets Record Rate
Before the financial crisis of 2008-09, it would have been significant news if yields on municipal bonds had exceeded those on Treasury securities at any maturity, and that occurrence likely would have attracted a variety of investors seeking to take advantage of the relative-value opportunity.
the bond buyer conferences
September 25-27, 2013JW Marriott LA Live, Los Angeles, CA
October 27-29, 2013Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York, NY