No thanks to equity funds, overall industry outflows shrunk five-fold this week, with bond fund inflows slipping and money fund flows finally returning to positive territory after weeks of big outflows, according to the latest data from the Lipper
team at Refinitiv
| Tom Roseen|
Head of Research Services
In the U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report
for the week ended July 21, Tom Roseen
, head of research at Refinitiv Lipper, reveals that $4.9 billion net flowed out of mutual funds and ETFs in the U.S. this week (a sixth week in a row of outflows, but down from from $23.1 billion last week
). Money market funds brought in $1.9 billion in net inflows (up from $30.7 billion in net outflows last week), while fixed income funds brought in $2 billion in net inflows (down from $4.8 billion last week).
Equity funds were a different story, suffering an estimated $8.8 billion in net outflows this week (down from $625 million in net inflows last week). Equity ETFs suffered $5.6 billion in net outflows (down from $3.1 billion in net inflows last week), while conventional equity funds suffered $3.2 billion in net outflows (their fourth week of outflows in a row, up from $2.4 billion last week). Within conventional equity funds, domestic equity funds suffered $4.3 billion in net outflows (their fourth week of outflows in a row, up from $3.1 billion), while international equity funds brought in $1.1 billion in net inflows (their third week of inflows in a row, up from $756 million).
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