TITLE

Indexes Down on SARS Fears, Lack of Positive Data

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Aaron T.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/2/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31627, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Yield indexes of the publication 'Bond Buyer' were at low prices during the last week of April 2003, with three reaching record lows. On April 28, municipal bonds were unchanged and Treasury prices lost value. Personal income and consumption expenditures rose 0.4 percent in March, 2003. On April 29, cash bonds weakened and Treasury prices were down slightly as equities rose. Municipal bond yields fell two or three basis points, Treasury prices increased, and stocks lost value. Cash bonds fell two or three basis points as underwriters repriced 252 million dollars New York State general obligation bonds on May 1, 2003.
ACCESSION #
9740729

 

Related Articles

  • Munis Unchanged; Treasuries Show Some Gains. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;3/26/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32843, p2 

    The article offers information on the municipal bond and government securities market in New York in 2008. The author states that the treasury market showed some increase in yields. The "International Financing Review" (IFR) economic data indicated that consumer confidence index plunged in March...

  • Monday's Data.  // Bond Buyer;10/28/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34201, p1 

    GovernmentSecurities Prices 10-year: 101 0/32 to yield 2.26, up 3/3230-year: 101 22/32 to yield 3.04, up 7/32 Municipal BondIndex 125 12/32, up 6/32 The Bond Buyer's30-Day VisibleSupply (as of 10/28) Total: $9.676 billion, up $1.739 billionCompetitive: $2.324 billion, up $1.190...

  • A Subtle Change In Muni Swaps. O'Leary, Christopher // Investment Dealers' Digest;4/21/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 16, p11 

    Reports on the U.S. municipal bond sector as of April 21, 2003. Strong new issue volume; Municipal bond swaps market players' use of the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) instead of the Municipal Swap Index; Reasons for the preference for Libor; Influence of 'non-traditional' investors on...

  • Yields Rise 1 to 2 Basis Points; D.C. Sells $330 Million of GOs. Chelsa, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;7/18/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31680, p2 

    Reports on the rise in yields from New York City's municipal bonds on July 17, 2003. Sale of general obligation bonds by District of Columbia; Bonds offered in the market; Yields from other bonds.

  • Munis Firm as N.Y. Opens Retail On $2 Billion Tobacco Financing. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;11/17/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31763, p2 

    Reports on the trading of government securities in the U.S. on November 14, 2003. Retail orders in the municipal bond market; Trading of Treasury bonds; Major deals.

  • MARKET SNAPSHOT: Tuesday, August 22.  // Bond Buyer;08/23/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30960, p2 

    Presents a table of the performance of United States municipal bonds and government securities as a whole as of August 22, 2000.

  • MIDWEST INVISIBLE SUPPLY.  // Bond Buyer;08/23/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30960, p22 

    Presents a table of municipal bonds issued by Midwestern states of the of the United States as of August 23, 2000. Government obligation bonds issued by Illinois; Amount of prison bonds issued by the Indiana State Building Commission; Underwriters employed by the states.

  • Muni Prices End Narrowly Mixed; Merrill Set to Price N.J. for Retail. Monsarrat, Sean // Bond Buyer;10/03/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 30988, p2 

    Reports on the performance of the United States municipal market on October 2, 2000. Linking of light trading to the stabilization of prices in the last week of September 2000; Dollar bond trading; Improvement of demand patterns; Rise in insurers' demand for high-grade intermediates.

  • Municipal Bond Index.  // Bond Buyer;12/5/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31278, p42 

    Presents Municipal Bond Index and prices of government securities as of December 5, 2001 in the U.S. Number of contracts traded in treasury notes on December 3, 2001; Prices of treasury notes; Options on municipal futures.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics