Midwest Issuance Down 14.1% in First Half

Carylin, Elizabeth
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/9/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32441, p1
Trade Publication
This article presents information on the decline of municipal bond issuance in the Midwest. The region witnessed a decline of 14.1% of municipal bonds in the first half of 2006. However, housing and electric utility are the two sectors that witnessed an increase in the volume. According to Thomson Financial Inc., the region issued $35.2 billion of bonds in the first half of 2006, while it issued $41 billion of bonds in the same period of 2005.


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