Euro-denominated Prime and Government money-market fund assets rose by a combined total of €2.92 billion for the week ending 23 Dec., according to iMoneyNet, an Informa Business Intelligence Inc. company.
Overall USD fund assets increased $1.34 billion to $401.37 billion, though USD Prime fund assets fell $488.8 million to $278.23 billion. USD Government fund assets were up by $1.83 billion to $123.15 billion.
Total Euro fund assets gained €2.92 billion to €89.66 billion. Euro Prime fund assets were up by €2.89 billion to €89.19 billion while Euro Government fund assets edged up €23.1 million, raising their total to €463.1 million.
Sterling-denominated fund assets were down by £4.58 billion to £169.12 billion. Sterling Prime fund assets fell by £4.38 billion to £166.34 billion and Sterling Government fund assets declined £195.3 million to £2.78 billion.
The iMoneyNet Money Fund Average™/All USD 7-Day Simple Yield rose to 0.60 percent from 0.54 percent the previous week. The iMoneyNet Money Fund Average™/All Euro 7-Day Simple Yield and the iMoneyNet Money Fund Average™/All Sterling 7-Day Simple Yield were unchanged from the previous week at -0.47 percent and 0.21 percent, respectively.
There were 244 USD funds, 119 Euro funds, and 171 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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