WASHINGTON — An industry group has asked regulators to consider municipal bond marketing practices and several muni rules as they develop guidance on the issue price of bonds.

In a letter sent to the Treasury Department last week, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association warned there are widespread misconceptions about the marketing of municipal bonds. The group also said department officials should be careful that their guidance not run afoul of Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board rules that govern primary offering practices, fair dealing and bond pricing.

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