U.S.-based taxable bond funds drew $9 billion, the fourth
straight weekly inflow, while $5.9 billion flowed into money
market funds, Lipper data showed on Thursday.
Other significant allocation milestones included the largest
weekly inflow into financial/banking sector funds since 2008.
The $3.6 billion that moved into financials was the 11th
straight inflow and the third largest in Lipper's records dating
to 1992, coming as the S&P 500 financials index reached record
Energy sector funds drew $2.8 billion, which was the third
largest inflow on record, as the S&P energy sector index reached
its highest level since June.
International equity funds attracted $3.9 billion, the biggest
weekly inflow since February 2013, according to Lipper.
(Reporting by Alden Bentley; Editing by Leslie Adler and
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