GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Us Corporate Bond Industry Statistics

The US corporate bond industry statistics indicate a growing market, with increasing issuance and investor demand driven by low interest rates and a strong economy.

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"The US Corporate Bond Market was $11.5 trillion in size in 2021."

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"The 2021 second quarter had a 112% increase in US investment-grade corporate bonds."

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"Triple-B-rated bonds constitute half of the US investment-grade corporate bond market in 2020."

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"In 2020, the US corporate bond market represented 23.6% of US GDP."

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"The Industrial sector made up 63.6% of the US corporate bond market in 2021."

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"The Financial sector represented 27.6% of the US corporate bond market in 2021."

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"The Utility sector constituted 8.8% of the US corporate bond market in 2021."

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"The average maturity of US corporate bonds was about 12 years in 2021."

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"More than 1/3 of the US corporate bond market is owned by foreign investors as of 2020."

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"The yield on a 10-year US corporate bond was approximately 2.26% as of February 2022."

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"In 2021, the median time-to-liquidity for US corporate bonds was 1 day."

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"As of 2022, general electric company has the highest outstanding bonds with a value of 94.6 billion dollars."

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"Total corporate bond issuance hit $1.9 trillion in 2020."

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"The average coupon for US corporate bonds was 3.7% in 2021."

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"JPMorgan Chase & Co. was the biggest US corporate bond issuer in 2020, issuing around $44.8 billion worth of bonds"

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"In 2022, February accounted for the highest monthly issuance of corporate bonds with a value of $161 billion."

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"In 2021, almost 74% of all US corporate bond trading volume was in large block trades."

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"U.S. corporate bond defaults hit $47.3 billion in Q2 2020, the highest level since the financial crisis in 2008."

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"In 2020, corporate bonds made up about 24% of the total US bond market."

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