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Investors Return to US High Yield Bond Mart with $641M Cash Infusion

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U.S. high-yield funds recorded an inflow of $641 million for the week ended Sept. 6, according to weekly reporters to Lipper only. This comes on the heels of three consecutive weekly exits that combined for a total outflow of $3.5 billion over that span.

ETFs made up $364 million of the inflow this week, while $277 million flowed into mutual funds.

The four-week trailing average stayed in the red for a fourth straight week, narrowing to negative $709 million, from negative $838 million last week.

The year-to-date total outflow is $9.2 billion, with a $11 billion outflow from mutual funds offset by a $1.8 billion inflow to ETFs.

The change due to market conditions this past week was an increase of $1.1 billion. Total assets at the end of the observation period were $209 billion. ETFs account for about 24% of the total, at $50.1 billion. — James Passeri

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