TITLE

Municipals Finish Higher; Treasuries Rally on the Back of Economic Data

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Anastasija
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;09/17/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31971, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on certain financial activities in the municipal bond market. The municipal bond market disregarded earlier concerns about unsold new-issue balances and large bid-wanted lists to finish higher yesterday, as Treasuries rallied on the back of benign inflation data and a weak regional manufacturing report. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note hit a new five-month low of 4.06% during yesterday's session after closing at 4.16% Wednesday, inspiring better bids in the tax-exempt sector.
ACCESSION #
14438477

 

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