The post ABS East primary ABS market started off slow last week, with just one transaction kicking around as of Tuesday's market close. But as has been the case throughout the two MLB league championship series, the action developed late and was worth sticking around for.

Total primary market volume topped $7 billion in the holiday-shortened trading week, with larger home equity deals leading the way. Home equity issuance sat at $3.8 billion as of Thursday's close, of which just $650 million had priced, but the remainder was expected to do so late last week or early this week.

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