Munis, Treasuries Higher in Light Trading

Curran, William; Scarchilli, Michael
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/30/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32391, p2
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the overall performance of municipal and treasury markets in the U.S. The municipal market has performed modestly over the past few weeks while tax-exempt yields have declined by two basis points. The market had a positive tone after closely watching inflation indicator that came in line with expectations. Institutional investors seemed very optimistic about future prospects. The Treasury market also firmed slightly. The core price index for personal consumption expenditures increased by 0.2% in April, compared with a 0.3% rise in March.


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