Despite Lower Volume, Taxables Continue Expansionary Trend

Johnson, Matthew
December 2004
Bond Buyer;12/2/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32021, p7
Trade Publication
The article reveals that the taxable municipal market has continued its expansionary trend over the past four years even though volume in 2004 was lower than 2003, according to a panel of financial professionals at The Bond Buyer's annual Metro Finance Conference. The taxable municipal market was $21.27 billion through 765 deals in 2004 compared to $40.1 billion through 1,084 issues in 2003, according to data provided by Goldman Sachs & Co. Still volume in 2004 was more than twice that of the $9.42 billion market in 1997.


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