TITLE

Munis Soften as Bid-Ask Spreads Widen

AUTHOR(S)
Curran, Bill
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/7/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32333, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the municipal bond market activity for March 6, 2006 in the U.S. According to traders, yields exempted from tax had increased by three basis points as prices declined. It was observed that Treasuries continued its decline for the fourth day and showed little reaction to a 4.5 percent decline in orders at U.S. factories.
ACCESSION #
20472546

 

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