TITLE

Weaker-Than-Expected Expansion Triggers Rally in Munis, Treasuries

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/31/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32060, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the accomplishment of the municipal bond market as an advance report on fourth quarter gross domestic product showing the economy expansion at a weaker pace than expected in the U.S. Adjustments of bond prices and yields three to five basis points lower and strong buying interest; Reinvestment of coupon payments and redemptions produced inflows into municipal bond funds; Fall of the treasury yields by five to eight basis points; Compliment of the treasury and municipal yield curves for months.
ACCESSION #
15863606

 

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