TITLE

Most Indexes Slide as Munis Follow Treasury Market

AUTHOR(S)
Scarchilli, Michael
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/19/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32385, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that almost all of the bond indexes in the U.S. have declined. Investors have become sensitive to inflation data. The 11-bond index slumped by five basis points to 4.52%. The revenue bond index also fell by one basis points to 5.24 percent. The 30-year Treasury bond also fell by five basis points to 5.18%, its lowest level since April. According to Evan Rourke, a municipal market strategist at Popular Securities, the market could finally be poised for some gains after a long sell off.
ACCESSION #
21005009

 

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