New-issue supply rebounded in the week following Thanksgiving, pricing $6.5 billion of paper as the official year-end push took effect. Despite a few notable exceptions, off-the-run issuers loaded the pipeline, leading to increased activity in secondary markets as investors sought benchmark names out on the curve, traders noted.

After more than three weeks of hibernation, the credit card sector awoke from its slumber and priced four deals, for a total of $1.6 billion, led by $1.35 billion of Citibank supply.

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