Global equity funds see bumper inflows in week to December 2, Lipper says

(Reuters) – Global equity funds saw massive inflows in the week ending Dec. 2, Refinitiv Lipper data showed, while investors pulled out of money market funds to seek higher risks.

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According to the data, global investors put $24.1 billion into global equity funds in the week. Bond funds had an inflow of $16.1 billion.


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Money market funds saw outflows of $20.3 billion in the past week, the highest outflow in seven weeks.

An analysis of 12,745 equity funds, based on Lipper’s sector classification, showed technology funds attracted inflows of $1.8 billion, followed by financial’s $936 million and healthcare’s $712 million.

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The data also showed developed-market equity funds attracted $3.3 billion of inflows in the past week. Emerging-market equity funds had a net $2.6 billion.

For a graphic on Fund flows into EM and DM equities:


(Reporting By Patturaja Murugaboopathy and Gaurav Dogra in Bengaluru; editing by Vidya Ranganathan, Larry King)

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