Lipper Weekly U.S. Fund Flows Video Series - August 22, 2012
Published on 24 Aug 2012 by Jeff Tjornehoj
Equity fund investors were net redeemers for the fourth week in the past five, withdrawing $1.52 billion for the week ended August 22, 2012. Within the style boxes, investors were net sellers of the large- and small-cap value strategies and net buyers of the large- and small-cap growth strategies. Taxable bond funds had $3.15 billion in net sales for the week, bringing their year-to-date total to $162.2 billion—which would be their third highest annual total, with over four months still remaining in the year. Municipal debt funds took in an estimated $450 million for the week, and they are now enjoying their highest AUM ever at nearly $563 billion. Money market funds saw $1.90 billion in net flows in a quiet week for them.