Municipals Finish Little Changed Amid Thin Supply, Real-Time Start

Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/1/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32061, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that as the municipal bond market began realtime price reporting, bond prices finished little changed but some blocks got aggressive bids because participants continued to search for paper where they could park their money amid a lack of supply. Traders said some participants were still flush with funds and were willing to pay up for bonds, so yields were adjusted a basis point lower in spots. The Bond Market Association distributed the data to the public on its www.investinginbonds.com site, previously all trades were reported at the end of the day and investors and market participants had access to day-old trading data.


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