07.12.2012

ICI Reports Estimated Long-Term Mutual Fund Flows

WASHINGTON, DC, JULY 11, 2012—Total estimated inflows to long-term mutual funds were $1.68 billion for the period of June 28 through July 3, the Investment Company Institute reported today. Flow estimates are derived from data collected covering more than 95 percent of industry assets and are adjusted to represent industry totals.

Estimated Flows to Long-Term Mutual Funds
Millions of dollars

6/6/2012

6/13/2012

6/20/2012

6/27/2012

7/3/2012

Total Equity

-1,935

881

-1,520

-1,106

-2,835

Domestic

-3,288

-630

-1,847

-1,467

-3,135

World

1,352

1,511

327

361

300

Hybrid

-1,239

968

1,194

18

1,131

Total Bond

1,583

3,501

4,906

4,324

3,382

Taxable

408

2,897

4,046

3,247

2,513

Municipal

1,176

604

860

1,077

870

Total

-1,591

5,351

4,579

3,235

1,679

Equity funds had estimated outflows of $2.84 billion for the week, compared to estimated outflows of $1.11 billion in the previous week. Domestic equity funds had estimated outflows of $3.14 billion, while estimated inflows to world equity funds were $300 million.

Hybrid funds, which can invest in stocks and fixed income securities, had estimated inflows of $1.13 billion for the week, compared to estimated inflows of $18 million in the previous week.

Bond funds had estimated inflows of $3.38 billion, compared to estimated inflows of $4.32 billion during the previous week. Taxable bond funds saw estimated inflows of $2.51 billion, while municipal bond funds had estimated inflows of $870 million.

Data for previous weeks reflect revisions due to data adjustments, reclassifications, and changes in the number of funds reporting. Historical flow datais available on the ICI website.

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