Munis Steady, Long End Outperforms; $277M Vanderbilt Deal Goes to Retail

Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/11/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32047, p2
Trade Publication
The article informs that the municipal bond market remained, mostly steady on January 11, 2005. It further informs that though longer-dated securities remained firm due to seasonal reinvestment demand as Treasuries failed to provide a definitive direction. Traders said that some two-sided markets in the intermediate range gave a hint of weakness, while longer-term bond prices edged up or were unchanged. The long end of the market has outperformed shorter-dated securities due to renewed demand from mutual funds and insurance companies.


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