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DEFINITION of 'Munifacts'

A newswire service for municipal bonds that provides information on new municipal bond issues in the primary market and secondary market.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Munifacts'

This news service is of interest to municipal bond traders and is essentially a reporting service which traders require to analyze bond issues, such as the terms included in the bond's indenture and financial information used to assess the quality of the issue.

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