Money market fund assets fell to $2.679 trillion

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 14, 2013 at 4:58 pm •  Published: February 14, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets fell $12.32 billion to $2.679 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute.

Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell $4.89 billion to $911.05 billion, the Washington-based mutual fund trade group said Thursday. Assets of taxable money market funds in the retail category fell $2.67 billion to $713.17 billion. Tax-exempt retail fund assets fell $2.22 billion to $197.88 billion.

Meanwhile assets of institutional money market funds fell $7.43 billion to $1.768 trillion. Among institutional funds, taxable money market fund assets fell $6.66 billion to $1.687 trillion. Assets of tax-exempt funds fell $770 million to $81.56 billion.

The seven-day average yield on money market mutual funds was unchanged from the previous week at 0.02 percent in the week that ended Tuesday, according to Money Fund Report, a service of iMoneyNet Inc. in Westborough, Mass.

The 30-day average yield was flat at 0.02 percent from last week. The seven-day compounded was unchanged at 0.02 percent. The 30-day compounded yield was also flat at 0.02 percent, Money Fund Report said.



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