All currency categories reported outflows for the week ended 20 Jan., according to iMoneyNet, an Informa Business Intelligence Inc. company. This marked the first time that no gains were reported since the week of 29 April, 2016.
USD fund assets fell $2.81 billion to $411.24 billion. USD Prime fund assets decreased $1.20 billion to $291.47 billion. USD Government fund assets were down by $1.61 billion to $119.77 billion.
Total Euro fund assets decreased €3.28 billion to €89.65 billion. Euro Prime fund assets were down by €3.26 billion to €89.28 billion while Euro Government fund assets dropped €18.4 million, lowering their total to €367.1 million.
Sterling-denominated fund assets declined £2.80 billion to £174.22 billion. Sterling Prime fund assets were down by £2.76 billion to £170.04 billion. Sterling Government fund assets slipped £43.3 million to £4.18 billion.
The iMoneyNet Money Fund Average™/All USD 7-Day Simple Yield rose to 0.65 percent from 0.63 percent last week. The iMoneyNet Money Fund Average™/All Euro 7-Day Simple Yield was -0.48 percent compared to -0.49 percent the previous week and the iMoneyNet Money Fund Average™/All Sterling 7-Day Simple Yield held steady at 0.20 percent.
There were 246 USD funds, 118 Euro funds, and 176 Sterling funds reporting. iMoneyNet has tracked non-U.S. money-funds since 1999, U.S. taxable MMFs since 1975, and U.S. tax-free funds since 1981.
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