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Municipal bond investing

Leading the way in municipal bonds

In an evolving municipal bond market, understanding market dynamics can help inform portfolio decisions for the future. As a leader in municipal bond investing, we provide market perspectives for our clients who rely on us to meet their needs for tax-exempt income. Stay updated with the latest credit research insights.

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Weekly Fixed Income Commentary Treasury yields rise as the Fed holds steady
U.S. Treasury yields rose again on strong inflation data. The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged as expected, but the guidance for future policy was more hawkish than anticipated.
Municipal Bonds Municipal bonds: Technical tailwinds persist and credit remains strong
The municipal bond market eked out a positive quarterly return owing to strong performance in June.
Municipal Bonds U.S. mass transit is still recovering from Covid
Investors are largely protected against operating risks because bonds are mostly backed by a broader source of dedicated taxes.

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Performance data shown represents past performance and does not predict or guarantee future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate so that when shares are redeemed, they may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown. Total returns for a period of less than one year are cumulative. Returns without sales charges would be lower if the sales charges were included. Returns assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Class I shares have no sales charge and may be purchased by specified classes of investors.

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A portfolio of investment-grade and higher-yielding municipal bonds designed for tax-exempt income with preservation of capital

Focuses on providing investors with a high level of income by investing in non-investment-grade and unrated municipal bonds

Seeking total return and tax-exempt income by capitalizing on opportunities as municipal markets change

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Why Nuveen for tax-exempt income?

years of experience1
credit research analysts2
market share in municipal separately managed accounts3
largest municipal fund manager4

All investments carry a certain degree of risk, including the loss of principal. Investment objectives may not be met.

1 Nuveen traces its history back to 1898. Nuveen's asset management business was established in 1989.

2 As of 31 Mar 2023.

3 Cerulli Associates, The Cerulli Report, U.S. Managed Accounts 2022. Data as of 31 Dec 2021, updated annually; most recent data available. Based on total assets; includes proprietary assets; does not include model separate accounts.

4 Nuveen, Morningstar Direct as of 31 Mar 2023. Based on total net assets of U.S. open end funds for the Nuveen Family of Funds and the TIAA CREF Funds, excluding exchange traded funds, money market funds and fund of funds. Based on a review of 636 fund families and 100 fund families with municipal bond assets.

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