Munis Weaken But Outperform Treasuries

Johnson, Anastasija
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/2/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32311, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports performance of municipal bonds after it has managed to outperform its taxable counterparts following a failure in mixed economic data to provide definitive clues about the future direction of monetary policy in the Treasury. Issuance dropped 21 percent on a year-on-year basis based on the preliminary data compiled by Thomson Financial. The largest deal in the competitive market was 67.5 million general obligation bond offering from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Financial Security Assurance insurance the bonds except for 2009 and 2010 maturities.


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