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Low Supply Surprises, Supports Muni Performance

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Wed, 10 Oct 2012

New municipal issuance was unexpectedly muted in September, a factor thatĀ supported market performance as demand remained robust. Municipals took directional cues from the broader rates market, but once againĀ managed to outperform US Treasuries. A focus on income and capital preservation remains im

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