US Quarterly Highlights, Fourth Quarter 2017

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.

Summary

Long-term securities issuance totaled $1.81 trillion in 4Q’17, a 1.6 percent increase from $1.78 trillion in 3Q’17 and a 3.6 percent increase year-over-year. Municipal, Treasury, asset-backed, and equity securities experienced increases q-o-q in the fourth quarter, while mortgage-related, corporate, and agency securities experienced no change or declines.

2017:Q4 Quarterly Highlights – Issuance, 2017

Credits

SIFMA Research

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