One macro category saw inflows jump nearly 26-fold this week, driving overall mutual fund and ETF industry inflows up more than five-fold, according to the latest data from LSEG's Refinitiv Lipper
| Jack Fischer|
Senior Research Analyst
In the U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight
report for the week ending November 2, 2022 (i.e. Wednesday), Jack Fischer
, senior research analyst at Refinitiv Lipper, reveals that $38.9 billion net flowed into mutual funds and ETFs in the U.S. this week. That's the industry's second week of inflows in a row, up from $7.1 billion last week
. Long-term (i.e. non-money market) funds and ETFs brought in $3.1 billion in net inflows this week, down from $5.7 billion.
Money market funds brought in $35.8 billion in net inflows this week, up from $1.4 billion last week. And equity funds brought in $9.6 billion in net inflows this week, up from $7.8 billion.
On the flip side, taxable bond funds suffered $4.1 billion in net outflows this week, up from $315 million. And tax-exempt bond funds suffered $2.4 billion in net outflows this week, up from $1.8 billion.
Equity ETFs brought in $17.5 billion in net inflows this week. It was their fifth week of inflows in a row and their biggest weekly inflows since March, up from $15.8 billion last week.
This week's biggest equity ETF winner, for the fifth week in a row, was SSGA's SPDR S&P 500 ETF
(SPY), with $6.7 billion in net inflows (up from $3.4 billion last week).
Conventional (i.e. non-ETF) equity funds suffered $7.9 billion in net outflows this week. It was their 39th week of outflows in a row, down from $8 billion last week.
Fixed income ETFs suffered $443 million in net outflows this week. It was their first week of outflows in five weeks.
This week's biggest taxable fixed income ETF winner was SSGA's SPDR Bloomberg High Yield Bond ETF
(JNK), with $1.8 billion in net inflows.
Municipal bond ETFs brought in $737 million in net inflows this week. It was their fourth week of inflows in five weeks, up from $446 million last week.
Conventional taxable fixed income funds suffered $3.6 billion in net outflows this week. It was their 11th week of outflows in a row, down from $7.4 billion last week.
Conventional muni bond funds suffered $3.1 billion in net outflows this week. It was also their 11th week of outflows in a row, up from $2.2 billion last week. And Fischer notes that conventional muni bond funds have still only had five weeks of net inflows so far in 2022.
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