Zions Bancorporation : Zions Direct Corporate Bond Market Snapshot for Week Ending April 12, 2013

 Zions Bancorporation : Zions Direct Corporate Bond Market Snapshot for Week
                            Ending April 12, 2013



  News Release

  Contact:

Russell Fisher
Vice President
(801) 844-7826

Alison Andersen
Communications Officer
(801) 844-7710





  Zions Direct Corporate Bond Market Snapshot for Week Ending April 12, 2013

Auction results and TRACE trade data for the week of April 8, 2013 to April
12, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY - Zions Direct, the online broker-dealer that allows its
customers to purchase corporate bonds in its daily web-based auctions,
announces its weekly auction results. Since 2006, Zions Direct has auctioned
over $2 billion in more than 9,000 fixed-income auctions.

Corporate Bond Auction Results(auction data from auctions.zionsdirect.com)

Issuer                         Term     Rating Auction Yield
Verizon Global Funding         1 Month  A      0.96%
Philip Morris Intl Inc         1 Month  A      0.99%
Genworth Global Funding Trusts 1 Month  A      1.59%
Autozone Inc.                  2 Month  BBB    0.86%
Enbridge Energy Partners LP    2 Month  BBB    0.97%
American Express Co            3 Month  BBB    0.79%
Walgreen Co                    3 Month  BBB    0.80%
NYSE Euronext                  3 Month  A      1.06%
Rio Tinto Finance (USA) LTD    3 Month  A      1.08%
3M Company                     4 Month  AA     0.79%
Credit Suisse USA Inc          4 Month  A      1.02%
General Electric Capital Corp  5 Month  AA     0.81%
General Electric Capital Corp  5 Month  AA     0.90%
Caterpillar Fin Srvcs          5 Month  A      1.18%
Berkshire Hathaway Finance     6 Month  AA     0.79%
Goldman Sachs Group Inc        6 Month  A      0.91%
Caterpillar Fin Srvcs          6 Month  A      1.04%
BP Capital Markets PLC         7 Month  A      1.00%
Walt Disney Company            8 Month  A      0.94%
FedEx Corp                     9 Month  BBB    1.04%
PepsiAmericas Inc              10 Month A      0.92%
Novartis Capital Corp          10 Month AA     0.99%
Verizon Wireless/Cellco Partn  10 Month A      1.00%
General Electric Capital Corp  10 Month AA     1.05%
Coca-Cola Company              11 Month AA     0.95%
HSBC Finance Corp              11 Month BBB    1.00%
Eli Lilly & Co                 11 Month A      1.01%
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO            11 Month A      1.17%
Microsoft Corp                 13 Month AAA    0.74%
Prudential Financial Inc       14 Month BBB    1.44%

Zions Direct, in conjunction with BondDesk Group LLC, regularly publishes a
Market Snapshot for investors to help understand the current bond market,
summarizing current weighted-average yields of investment-grade municipal and
corporate bonds.

ZIONS DIRECT / BONDDESK® MARKET SNAPSHOT
Corporate Bonds' Average Yields Trade Data* (source: FINRA's TRACE)

       2013  2014  2015  2016  2018  2020  2023
Rating <9mo  1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  5 yr  7 yr  10 yr
AAA    0.19% 0.29% 0.33% 0.50% 0.96% 1.67% 2.39%
AA     0.26% 0.43% 0.61% 0.85% 1.39% 2.35% 2.81%
A      0.42% 0.50% 0.72% 0.96% 1.51% 2.31% 2.82%
BBB    0.66% 0.83% 1.23% 1.81% 2.30% 3.27% 3.62%

*Terms are defined as follows: < 9 months = anything up to .75 years to
maturity; 1 year = anything greater than 0.75 years up to 1.5 years to
maturity; 2 years = anything greater than 1.5 years up to 2.5 years to
maturity; 3 years = anything greater than 2.5 years up to 4 years to maturity;
5 years = anything greater than 4 years up to 6 years to maturity; 7 years =
anything greater than 6 years up to 8.5 years to maturity; 10 years = anything
greater than 8.5 years up to 11.5 years to maturity.

THE INFORMATION IN THE MARKET SNAPSHOT IS NOT INTENDED TO SERVE AS THE BASIS
FOR INVESTMENT DECISIONS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT AN INDICATION OF FUTURE
RESULTS.

For more information about Zions Direct and to sign up to receive the free
weekly e-newsletter, visit zionsdirect.com. This and past Market Snapshots can
be found at think.zionsdirect.com.

Market Snapshot Information Disclaimer
TRACE bond trade data displayed as weighted average yield. Corporate bond
information from FINRA's Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE) as of
April 12, 2013. The Trade Data was developed by BondDesk Group based on trade
reporting information from TRACE, and excludes transactions in callable and
floating-rate coupon bonds. Auction information from auctions.zionsdirect.com
as of April 12, 2013. The aggregate rating for each bond is based on average
ratings from Moody's and S&P (when available).

Although information in this Market Snapshot is believed to be reliable, Zions
Direct and BondDesk make no express or implied warranties of any kind
regarding this information, including as to its accuracy or completeness.
Auction data excludes bonds in undersubscribed auctions. Any specific weekly
results may be heavily influenced by large, atypical volatility, trade volume,
or other unusual investing events.



   Investment products and services offered through Zions Direct, member of
                                 FINRA/SIPC.

  Investment Products: Not FDIC Insured · No Bank Guarantee · May Lose Value

      Zions Direct is a wholly owned non-bank subsidiary of Zions Bank.

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