TITLE

The Bond Buyer 40 Index Turns 25

AUTHOR(S)
Seymour, Dan
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/14/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33349, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the 25th year anniversary of "The Bond Buyer" 40 Municipal Bond Index in the U.S. Such index is said to have been conceived in 1983 as a measure of municipal bond values. Furthermore, the index reshuffles the bonds making up the index and continues to multiply to ensure comparability through coefficient.
ACCESSION #
52525028

 

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