Ipreo Global ECM Review: The Week Ended March 17, 2017

In U.S. economic news, initial claims for the week ending March 11 came in at 241K, lower than last week’s 243K and expectations of 242K. Elsewhere, construction output in the Eurozone fell a seasonally adjusted 2.3% on month in January, decreasing beyond the downwardly-revised 0.6% contraction in the prior month. Finally, China’s industrial production climbed 6.3% in January, topping the prior-month’s 6.0% increase and the 6.2% rise that economists were forecasting.

Ipreo Early Edition – The Week Ended March 17, 2017

With March Madness officially underway as many watched the 12 seed Middle Tennessee University upset the number five seed University of Minnesota, the new issuance market continued to keep pace as 24 deals (4 IPOs, 11 FOs, 5 BLKs, and 4 CVTs) priced for aggregate proceeds of $5.4B.