Yearend 2012 in Statistics
Refundings Take Biggest Slice of the Pie.
By James Ramage | Feb 09
A dramatic increase in refundings, particularly in the first half of 2012, boosted volume for long-term municipal bonds by 31% last year from one year earlier.By Robert Slavin | Feb 10
A rising tide of municipal bond volume did not raise all bond sectors in 2012.By Christine Albano | Feb 10
The steady but flat volume of note offerings that carried over into 2012 from the previous year was largely sustained by a shift in issuance patterns among municipalities.By Tonya Chin | Feb 09
The municipal bond insurance industry continued its decline last year amidst low interest rates, a sluggish economic recovery, and a shrinking target market.By Kyle Glazier | Feb 10
A refunding surge triggered by low interest rates and soaring airport issuance contributed to the surge in transportation bond volume in 2012, experts said.
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