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Equity funds bleed most in 10 weeks: ICI

Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds withdrew the most money from equity funds in 10 weeks and opted for safer bonds even as markets rallied on hopes for euro zone progress, data from the Investment Company Institute showed on Wednesday.

Retail investors net sellers of equity funds: Lipper

Retail fund investors were net sellers of U.S. domiciled equity funds, taking the opposite view of professional investors who were net buyers in the week ended June 20, data from Thomson Reuters Lipper showed on Thursday.

U.S. mutual fund inflows rebound to 5-week high: ICI

U.S. mutual fund inflows, across both equity and fixed income, rebounded to a five-week high, driven largely by investors purchasing taxable bond funds in an attempt to insulate themselves from Europe's fiscal woes, Investment Company Institute data showed on Wednesday.

U.S. equity funds see $7 billion outflow in week: Lipper

Investors pulled $7.03 billion from equity funds in the week ending April 11, with the bulk of the money coming out of funds invested in U.S. stocks, especially through exchange-traded funds, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper showed on Thursday.

Equity funds lose most since start of the year: ICI

U.S. mutual fund investors withdrew the most money from equity funds since the start of the year while remaining in bond funds during a choppy week for the U.S. stock market, data from the Investment Company Institute showed on Wednesday.