Muni Volatility Rate Reaches Highest Levels Since 1981

Fine, Jacob
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/26/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31892, p7
Trade Publication
Reports that ten-year U.S. municipal bond volatility has risen systematically, according to a Merrill Lynch & Co,. study. Municipal Market Data; Indication that the 30-day volatility of triple-A rated municipal bonds maturing in 10 years reached 0.30 percent in April 2004; Measurement of the degree to which bond values change in a day compared to their average fluctuation over a 30-day period.


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