CUSIP


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CUSIP

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

A board that assigns a nine-digit number to every stock and registered bond that trades in the United States. CUSIP is owned by the American Bankers Association and is operated by S&P. A CUSIP number facilitates trade and settlement by making each security unique from every other of the same class. CUSIP numbers are recorded in each trade.

CUSIP

Committee on Uniform Securities Identifying Procedures (CUSIP).

The Committee on Uniform Securities Identifying Procedures (CUSIP) assigns codes and numbers to all securities traded in the United States.

The CUSIP identification number is used to track the securities when they are bought and sold. You'll find the CUSIP number on a confirmation statement from your broker, for example, and on the face of a stock certificate.

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Regionally, municipal bond issuers in Texas demanded the highest volume of new CUSIP identifiers in October, accounting for a total of 155 identifier requests during the month.
Streamer for CUSIP offers simple and rapid integration of the CUSIP service into any destination application or database, as well as processing of additional data management rules such as validation and enrichment.
Several factors have driven the turn-around in new CUSIP request volume this month, including the start of the fourth quarter and a new fiscal year for municipal issuers," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services.
Just as publicly traded securities are easy to find and easy to track through a CUSIP, the same should be true of these new online securities.
Regionally, municipal bond issuers in New York demanded the highest volume of new CUSIP identifiers in August, accounting for 13% of all municipal bond activity during the month.
The downward trend in volume we're seeing in the muni space is definitely exacerbated by the fact that we're focused on data from the 'dog days of summer,' but it is also consistent with a downward trend in new security issuance," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services.
The most interesting trend we're seeing in the CUSIP issuance data is the downward trajectory of new municipal bond volume for the third consecutive month," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services.
Municipal CUSIP request volume also declined for the second straight month, decreasing 0.
The real story this month is in the municipal bond market," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services.
Factoring the two-week holiday break into the December totals, we're still seeing steady overall CUSIP issuance across all asset classes, with a notable interest in equity derivatives, mutual funds and corporate actions," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services.
Despite the drop-offs in November, we are still seeing steady volume in structured products for equity and index-linked securities and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), including re-securitizations, asset-backed securities and funds," said Gerard Faulkner, Director of Operations for CUSIP Global Services.
International debt and equity CUSIP International Numbers (CINS) requests both saw slight decreases in volume last month, following several months of steady growth.