Investors have been been voting with their feet recently by putting more money into exchange-traded funds than into mutual funds, Dow Jones Newswires reports.
In the week ended Nov. 22, domestic equity mutual funds suffered
outflows of $530 million, while their four-week moving average for net
outflows was $812 million.
Domestic ETFs took in a net $3 billion for the week, and their four-week moving average was $2.37 billion in inflows.
It’s the same pattern with international ETFs. International mutual
funds took in $910 million for the week ended Nov. 22 and $860 million
for the four-week moving average. That compares to $1.25 billion for
the week and a four-week moving average of $1.07 billion for the
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