TITLE

Demand for Municipal Bond Mutual Funds Moderate in 2nd Q

AUTHOR(S)
Fine, Jacob
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;8/2/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32436, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report from the Investment Company Institute that reveals that demand for municipal bond mutual funds moderated during the second quarter of 2006 in the United States, with a net inflow of only $403 million. The funds had a net inflow of $323 million in June 2006, which was down from the level of $347 million in May 2006.
ACCESSION #
22173367

 

Related Articles

  • Net Inflows Into Muni Mutual Funds Hit $1.44 Billion in August. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;10/4/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32480, p6 

    The article reports on the performance on the municipal bond fund flows in the U.S. in 2006. In July, the funds has a net inflow of $344 million. The total assets in municipal funds is $353.7 billion at the end of August. Higher inflows have continued in close to $500 million on average per week...

  • Weekly Reporters See $260M of Net Inflows. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;12/26/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32535, p40 

    The article reports that the net inflow of $260 million has been received by the weekly reporting municipal bond mutual funds in the U.S. during the week that ended on December 20, 2006. This is based on the findings of AMG Data Services. According to Arcata, a California based fund tracker, the...

  • Investors Turned Back to Munis in May, Pushing Inflow to $697M. Johnson, Matthew // Bond Buyer;7/1/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32166, p6 

    Presents updates on mutual funds in the U.S. Net inflow of mutual funds as investors took advantage of the positive returns; Total assets in municipal bond mutual funds; Return of the average short-term municipal fund.

  • Funds Pick Up the Pace. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;3/8/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32334, p1 

    The article reports growth in the municipal mutual fund families sector in 2005 in the United States. Lipper Inc. data reveals that total municipal fund assets rose by $44.43 billion in 2005, compared with only $18.23 billion in the previous year. This is due to the fact that open-end bond funds...

  • November Gave Mutual Funds Their Largest Loss in Nearly a Year. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;1/4/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32291, p24 

    The article reports that municipal bond mutual funds suffered their worst outflow in nearly a year during November, as they obscured a net $722 million. According to Washington D.C. based Investment Company Institute, the outflow marked the funds' first in April, when they lost $599 million, and...

  • The Beauty of Munis. Bullock, Nicole // Best Life;Sep2008, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p54 

    The article offers information on the benefits of municipal bonds as an investment option. According to the author municipal bonds are safe and tax free only its yields are usually too low. But when the credit markets became volatile, yields of municipal bonds climbed while the Treasury-bond...

  • Muni Net Inflows Up $205.11 Million. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;6/13/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32152, p6 

    The article reports that net inflows into municipal bond mutual funds rose as weekly reporting funds gained $205.11 million during the week ended June 8, 2005. The results were up from $133.34 million the previous week, and marked a fourth straight week of net inflows into the funds. The...

  • Featured Funds.  // Morningstar Fund Family Reports: Vanguard;Oct2008, Issue 65, p3 

    The article presents the featured funds for October 2008 in the U.S. This includes the two small-cap mutual funds that spans domestic and international mandates, the Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index and Vanguard International Explorer. The paper also highlighted the reopening of the Vanguard...

  • December Sees $862 Million in Muni Fund Inflows. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;02/01/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31068, p5 

    Reports on the inflow of millions of dollars in municipal bonds in the United States in December 2000. Retail investments in the first three quarters of 2000; Forecast of increase in mutual funds sales; Shortage of paper in specialty states.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics