Volume Off 24% From July 2005

Kaske, Michelle
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/1/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32435, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that state and local governments in the United States have sold around $26.05 billion of debt via 785 transactions in July 2006 as the volume of municipal bonds sold in 2006 continued to lag in the 2005 pace. According to Thomson Financial, tax-exempt borrowers sold around 24% less debt in July 2006 than the $34.6 billion of debt issued during July 2005.


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