Survey: Volume Will Fall, Insurane and Downgrades Will Spread

Smith, Aaron T.
December 2002
Bond Buyer;12/9/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31528, p7
Trade Publication
Reports on a survey conducted by Armonk, New York-based MBIA Inc. and the newspaper 'The Bond Buyer' which suggests that issuance of bonds would decrease and insurance penetration would increase in the year 2003. Statistics of projections reflected in the survey; Opinion of poll participants regarding the question of insurance penetration; Expectation of increase in rating downgrades.


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