Of the that total, Pimco's Total Return Fund took in $2.1 billion. The next most popular fund was Doubleline's Total Return Bond Fund, with $1.4 billion of inflows for the month.
Right behind Pimco and Vanguard on the inflows list were Principal, which added $2.2 billion, and Doubleline, with $1.6 billion.
Trailing the pack was American Funds. The fund family's streak of consecutive outflows reached 37 months, as investors withdrew just under $4.2 billion from the fund family in July, $2.6 billion of it from the American Funds Growth Fund of America.
Other fund families with big outflows on the month were Russell, from which investors pulled just under a billion, Pioneer, which lost $856 million, and the newly soldJanus, from which investors withdrew $769 million.