US Quarterly Highlights, Fourth Quarter 2016

January 18, 2017

US Quarterly Highlights, Fourth Quarter 2016

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 A quarterly snapshot containing statistics and graphs on the U.S. capital markets, including issuance, trading volume and outstanding data broken down by asset class.


 Long-term securities issuance totaled $1.54 trillion in 4Q'16, a 20.7 percent decrease from $1.95 trillion in 3Q'16 and a 3.0 percent increase year-over-year. All asset classes except mortgage-related securities experienced a decline q-o-q in the fourth quarter. For the full year, long-term securities issuance totaled $7.07 trillion, an increase of 4.6% from 2015, with increases in issuance in all asset classes except asset-backed securities and equity securities


SIFMA Research 

  • Kyle Brandon, Managing Director, Director of Research
  • Sharon Sung, Assistant Vice President, Research
  • Justyna Podziemska, Senior Associate, Research


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