The GSEs effectively ended commingling of collateral in Supers securitizations last year. Despite a sharp reduction in the commingling fee, there was only a modest rebound in the practice in the second quarter. (Includes two data charts.)
Issuance of auto ABS in the third quarter of 2023 has topped issuance from the second quarter. Issuers are seeing strong demand from investors despite rising defaults. An auto worker strike is also introducing some uncertainty.
Bank holdings of auto ABS were up in the second quarter due to a big gain at U.S. Bank, while Ameriprise reported a sharp drop in its portfolio of commercial/industrial ABS. (Includes two data charts.)