TITLE

Munis Slide as Data Paints Brighter Picture

AUTHOR(S)
Curran, William; Scarchilli, Michael
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;4/26/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32368, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Directory
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the performance of the municipal bond market in the U.S. The municipal bond market has sold off yesterday when Treasuries has absorbed reports of stronger than expected home sales and consumer confidence, which elicited fears of continued monetary tightening. Traders have said that yields have increased by three to five basis points as prices declined. On the other hand, treasury prices has dropped sharply, with the yield rising by nine basis points to 5.08 percent.
ACCESSION #
20708068

 

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