Lipper 2012 Q3 Preliminary U.S. Fund Flows Review WebEx Replay
Published on 09 Oct 2012 by Matthew Lemieux
Matthew Lemieux reviews preliminary mutual fund flow numbers for the third quarter 2012 in this WebEx replay. Overall, U.S. conventional mutual funds posted net inflows of $101.9 billion, bolstered heavily by taxable fixed income funds (+$70.8 billion). Despite strong returns and a general increase in investor sentiment, U.S. diversified equity funds continued to bleed assets as the group reported net redemptions of $39.5 billion. Exchange-traded products continued to draw assets, posting $52.1 billion for the same period. Municipal bond funds added $31.6 billion to their accounts as money market funds (+$23.9 billion) also reported net inflows for the quarter.