Tag: Fixed income

Bond Funds Still Golden in March

U.S. investors poured $47.5 billion into mutual funds in March, bringing total net inflows for the first quarter to $125.2 billion, Morningstar reported.

DC Participants Sought More Risk in 2009

Throughout much of the 2009 market rally, activity as measured by fund flows within the Callan DC Index, was above average as participants sought to increase their exposure to risky assets.

Investors Don’t Flock to Stocks

Most mutual fund investors did not abandon stocks during the market decline of 2008 to 2009, but, unlike previous recoveries, have not shown considerable interest in adding to their equity positions during the subsequent rebound, according to research by Vanguard.

Bond Fund Investors Beware

A new report from Morningstar warns those who flocked to bond funds in 2009 that even those investments aren't immune to volatility.

Global Fund Flows Reach 2007 Level

Progress in November helped bring year-to-date net flows worldwide to $825 billion—reaching full-year gains made in 2007, according to data from Strategic Insight (SI), an Asset International company.