TITLE

Greenspan's Inflation Comments Help Drive Up Munis, Treasuries

AUTHOR(S)
Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/16/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31906, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that municipal bonds rose and Treasuries soared after United States Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan said inflation was not likely to be a serious concern. Greenspan reaffirmed that changes in interest rates are likely to be "measured"; Investors are speculating that policymakers could raise the federal funds rate by 50 basis points from its current 1.00 percent at the end of June 2004.
ACCESSION #
13462790

 

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