Muni Prices Firm 1/8 to 1/4 Point, Giving Support to New-Issue Deals

Monsarrat, Sean; Chesla, Nicholas
February 2002
Bond Buyer;2/15/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31326, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the support of municipal bond prices to price gains of U.S. Treasury Department. Action taken by the Federal Reserve bank regarding monetary policy; Improvement in the labor market and decrement in the job claims; Focus of Treasury department on the distribution of unsold bondsthrough underwriters; Limitation regarding market gains; Translation of forward supply with low interest rate into low prices.


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