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This commentary, published by Janney Fixed Income Strategy & Research, covers key occurrences in economics, interest rates, agencies and corporates, and municipal bonds from the preceding week.

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June 20, 2016: The Brexit vote has taken control of global financial markets; we’ll see the results of the vote at about midnight Friday morning, EDT.

IN THIS ISSUE OF FIXED INCOME WEEKLY:

  • In a follow up to our May 23 discussion of isolationist trends in the global political climate, we have a special Brexit-focused economics & interest rate section that reviews some of the direct and indirect impacts this Thursday’s vote could bring.
  • While the strategic use of corporate cash stores is still a major theme, M&A volumes have dropped markedly in 2016, a far cry from last year’s enthusiastic pace.
  • Philadelphia last week enacted a tax on sugary drinks, which will generate a projected $91mm in revenues for the general fund, approximately a 2.5% increase to city revenues.

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