US Corporate Bonds Statistics

SIFMA Research tracks issuance, trading and outstanding data for the U.S. corporate bond market. Issuance data is broken out into investment grade/high yield, nonconvertible/convertible, callable/noncallable and fixed rate/floating rate. Trading volume data has investment grade/high yield, public/144A, nonconvertible/convertible, by rating and interdealer breakouts. Data is downloadable by monthly, quarterly and annual statistics and includes trend analysis.

2021 statistics include:

  • Issuance (as of December) $1,958.1 billion, -13.9% Y/Y
  • Trading (as of December) $36.7 billion ADV, -5.7% Y/Y
  • Outstanding (as of 3Q21) $10.0 trillion, +3.0% Y/Y


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