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(Reuters) – U.S. equity funds saw big inflows in the week ended Dec. 22, supported by easing fears over the Omicron variant and strong earnings from some big companies such as Nike (NYSE:NKE) and Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU).
According to Refinitiv Lipper data, investors bought $27.55 billion worth of U.S. equity funds, and $22.96 billion in money market funds.
Graphic: Weekly flows into U.S. mutual funds by asset type: https://graphics.reuters.com/USA-MARKETS/byprjqzxwpe/chart.png
Wall Street’s main indexes posted solid gains this week, with the S&P 500 marking a record high on Thursday.
Graphic: Flows into U.S. equity sector funds: https://graphics.reuters.com/USA-STOCKS/egvbkozbzpq/chart.png
Meanwhile, U.S. bond funds attracted $1.5 billion in the week, compared with big outflows the previous week.
Graphic: Flows into U.S. bond funds: https://graphics.reuters.com/USA-BONDS/gkplglrqlvb/chart.png