06.29.2012

ICI Reports Estimated Long-Term Mutual Fund Flows

Washington, DC, June 27, 2012—Total estimated inflows to long-term mutual funds were $4.56 billion for the week ended Wednesday, June 20, 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. Please note that next week’s long-term mutual fund flow release will be delayed until Thursday, July 5, due to the holiday.

Estimated Flows to Long-Term Mutual Funds
Millions of dollars

Equity funds had estimated outflows of $1.52 billion for the week, compared to estimated inflows of $891 million in the previous week. Domestic equity funds had estimated outflows of $1.85 billion, while estimated inflows to world equity funds were $327 million.

Hybrid funds, which can invest in stocks and fixed income securities, had estimated inflows of $1.18 billion for the week, compared to estimated inflows of $968 million in the previous week.

Bond funds had estimated inflows of $4.89 billion, compared to estimated inflows of $3.50 billion during the previous week. Taxable bond funds saw estimated inflows of $4.03 billion, while municipal bond funds had estimated inflows of $860 million.

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

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