U.S. money-market fund assets climbed $10.90 billion for the week ended Dec. 27, reversing outflows totaling about $37.0 billion the prior week, according to Money Fund Report®, an Informa Business Intelligence Inc. company.
Total fund assets settled at $2.696 trillion for the week. Taxable money fund assets were up by $11.07 billion to $2.565 trillion. Prime Institutional fund assets inched up $651.8 million. Government Institutional fund assets fell $14.80 billion while Taxable Retail fund assets rose by $25.22 billion.
Tax-Free fund assets were down by $172.6 million, lowering their total to $131.12 billion.
The iMoneyNet Money Fund Average™ 7-Day Simple Yield for All Taxable money-market funds increased to 0.23 percent from 0.22 percent the week before. The iMoneyNet Money Fund Average™ 7-Day Simple Yield for All Tax-Free and Municipal money-market funds was 0.25 percent, up from 0.21 percent the previous week.
There were 861 taxable and 237 tax-free and municipal money-market funds reporting this week. iMoneyNet has tracked taxable MMFs since 1975, tax-free funds since 1981, and non-U.S. money funds since 1999.
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