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Saturday, May 01, 2010

Equity, Bond & Money Market Fund Flows Report

The weekly mutual fund flows data shows more money is still going into bond funds than equity funds.  Also, GDP growth is clearly aided by people pulling money out of their money market savings accounts.
Annual data shown in table 1 below.
Weekly 04/28/2010
  • Equity Fund Inflows $3.8 Bil;
  • Taxable Bond Fund Inflows $4.3 Bil
  • xETFs - Equity Fund Inflows $1.7 Bil; Taxable Bond Fund Inflows $3.2 Bil
ExETFs—For the week ended 4/28/2010 All Equity funds report net inflows totaling $1.725 billion as Domestic Equity funds report net inflows of $1.398 billion and Non-Domestic Equity funds report net inflows of $0.326 billion...  The rate of inflows to Non-Domestic funds is $1.243 billion/week, as measured over four weeks...  ExETFs—Emerging Markets Debt funds report net inflows of $0.220 billion…  Net inflows are reported for All Taxable Bond funds ($4.336 billion), bringing the rate of inflows of the $2.292-trillion sector to $5.924 billion/week...  Net inflows are reported to Corporate Investment Grade funds totaling $1.159 billion...  Net inflows are reported to Flexible Funds totaling $1.656 billion... International & Global Debt funds have reported inflows (+$1.213 billion) for the fifty-eighth consecutive week...  Money Market funds report net outflows totaling $7.726 billion...  ExETFs—Municipal Bond funds report net inflows of $0.085 billion…            

Table 1 AMG Fund Flows for Full Year - $B
--------------- Equity Tax Bond MM Fund
Fund Flows for 2003 40.8 40.7 NC
Fund Flows for 2004 95.0 11.3 (64.3)
Fund Flows for 2005 71.9 9.3 89.0
Fund Flows for 2006 52.5 29.9 308.3
Fund Flows for 2007 111.3 68.8 569.5
Fund Flows for 2008 3.5 (3.3) 608.0
Fund Flows for 2009 6.0 172.0 (280.2)
Fund Flows for 2010 (0.5) 66.6 (362.8)

NC = Data Not Compiled

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More info:
The Lipper FMI Fund Flows Database
According to The Lipper FMI Fund Flow Database is the most accurate, timely, and comprehensive proxy for investor sentiment. Weekly and monthly investor flows are aggregated in 19000 open-end mutual fund share classes with an $11 Trillion asset base that is sectored in datasets by investment objective as defined in the prospectus.
Affiliated Managers Group Inc.
(AMG) is an asset management company with equity investments in a diverse group of boutique investment management firms.
Equity, Bond and Money Market Fund Flows as reported by AMG/Lipper Weekly Fund Flows Data at

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