US Quarterly Highlights, Third Quarter 2018

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 $1.9 trillion in 3Q’18, a 3.2 percent decline from $1.96 trillion in 2Q’18 but a 4.7 percent increase year-over-year. All sectors except mortgage-related securities experienced q-o-q declines in the third quarter.


SIFMA Research

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