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Volume 2017 - Number 14

April 7, 2017

Downloads Available: Mortgage and Asset Securities Issuance - 1990-1Q17

Downloads Available: Agency MBS Trends - 3M2017

Downloads Available: Top Agency MBS Producers - 3M2017

MBS & ABS Issuance Cooled in Early 2017 as Refi Swoon Hit Agency MBS Production Hard

As first quarters go, the start to 2017 was relatively strong, but total issuance was down sharply from the previous period, a new Inside MBS & ABS analysis and ranking reveals. The market produced a total of $394.08 billion of residential MBS and non-mortgage ABS during the first three months of 2017, an 18.5 percent decline from the fourth quarter of last year. Production, however, was up 23.7 percent from the same period a year ago, and it was the strongest start since the first quarter of 2013, when agency mortgage refinance activity was running white-hot. In 2017, the agency MBS sector is...[Includes three data tables]

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