U.S. high-yield funds saw an $866 million inflow of investor cash this week, the largest gain since the whopping $2.2 billion in mid-July, according to Lipper. ETFs were the story this week, accounting for $852 million of the increase.
With this week’s inflows, the four-week moving average returns to the black, at $284 million, versus negative $186 million last week. In the year to date, of course, high-yield funds remain heavily in the red, with a net outflow of $8.4 billion.
The change due to market conditions was a healthy $463 million this week, the fourth straight gain in this category. Total assets now are $206.6 billion, with ETFs accounting for $51 billion of that amount, according to Lipper. — Staff reports
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