Overall industry outflows nearly doubled this week, with money fund outflows rising and bond fund inflows falling. Yet equity fund flows swung back into positive territory.
In the U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report
for the week ended July 14, the Refinitiv Lipper team reveals that $23.1B net flowed out of mutual funds and ETFs in the U.S. in the past week (a fifth week in a row of outflows, up from $12.6 billion last week
). Once again, money market funds were the biggest sufferers, with an estimated $30.7 billion in net outflows (their second largest outflows of 2021, up from $18.5 billion last week).
Equity funds brought in an estimated $625 million in net inflows this week (up W/W from $4.3 billion in net outflows). Equity ETFs brought in $3.1 billion in net inflows (up from $793 million in net outflows). Conventional equity funds suffered $2.4 billion in net outflows, their 14th week of outflows in the last 15, (down from $3.5 billion). Conventional domestic equity funds suffered $3.1 billion in net outflows (down from $4.6 billion), while conventional international equity funds brought in $756 million in net inflows.
On the fixed income side, ETFs brought in an estimated $682 million in net inflows, their ninth week of inflows of the last 10 weeks (up from $287 million in net outflows). Conventional fixed income funds brought in $4.1 billion in net inflows, their 13th week of inflows in the past 15 weeks (down from $8.2 billion in net inflows).
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