The municipal market, sliding leisurely through its slow season, is anticipating a slight uptick in issuance the week of Aug. 6.

Industry estimates hold that muni bonds expected to be sold during the week should total $6.35 billion versus a revised $5.93 billion last week. Then, the market waded through a sluggish week in the primary and secondary that did little to yields, which continue to hover near record lows.

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