placement ratio

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Placement ratio

The percentages of last week's new municipal bond offerings that have been bought from the underwriters, according to the Bond Buyer newspaper.

Placement Ratio

The dollar amount of new issues of bonds that underwriters have placed with investors, expressed as a percentage of all new issues. The placement ratio is published in Bond Buyer. Only new issues worth more than $1 million are included in the calculation. This can be used as an indicator of the state of the bond market.

placement ratio

The percentage of municipal bonds brought to market during the past week that have been sold by underwriters. Only issues greater or equal to $1 million are included in this calculation published by the Bond Buyer.
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