U.S. high-yield funds recorded an inflow of $122 million for the week ended Oct. 25, according to weekly reporters to Lipper only. This comes on the heels of last week’s outflow of $450 million.
ETFs drove the action this week with an inflow of $530 million, while $407 million exited mutual funds.
The four-week trailing average fell to positive $321 million from positive $399 million last week, and has now remained in the black for six consecutive weeks.
The year-to-date total outflow is now $6.7 billion, with an $11.6 billion outflow from mutual funds outweighing a $4.9 billion inflow to ETFs.
The change due to market conditions this past week was a decrease of $216 million, snapping a streak of eight consecutive weeks of increases. Total assets at the end of the observation period were $215 billion. ETFs account for about 25% of the total, at $53.8 billion. — James Passeri
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