TITLE

Munis Weaken a Bit With Treasuries, But Lack of New Deals Eases Pressure

AUTHOR(S)
Curran, Bill; Johnson, Anastasija
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/28/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32059, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the municipal bond market has weakened slightly in light trading along with treasuries, but participants said a dearth of new issues prevented much selling pressure from developing. A trader in New York said long-dated bonds failed better than the short end, where several participants were looking to sell. Selling in treasuries led municipals lower early in the session, and both markets stayed in negative territory for the session. But intermediate and long-dated tax-exempts found support from a light new issue calendar.
ACCESSION #
15862523

 

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