TITLE

Merrill Lynch index aids computation of single-family prepayment rates

AUTHOR(S)
Polyak, Ilana
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;02/16/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30579, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Merrill Lynch's Kurt van Kuller has published the first municipal prepayment index to help investors forecast the prepayment characteristics of their bond holdings. Inclusion of credits issued by state housing financing agencies; Subindexes of mortgage pools; Regional factors taken into account in the Merrill report.
ACCESSION #
1562563

 

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