Global equity funds attracted less cash flow during the week to September 8, as investors became wary of uncertainty about the pace of economic recovery and diverted from riskier assets.
Investors bought a net $ 8.54 billion in global funds during the week, down 54% from net purchases the previous week.
Concerns about the proliferation of the Delta version of COVID-19 and its impact on economic recovery weighed on investor sentiment last week.
Market players also evaluated data showing that the US economy created the fewest jobs in August for the past seven months and wondered how the Fed would react to disappointing and so important data.
European stock markets attracted $ 9.17 billion in inflows, while US and Asian markets reported outflows.
In terms of sectors, inflows of health and technology funds have fallen sharply, while funds in the financial and industrial sectors have risen.
Meanwhile, global money market funds raised $ 22.17 billion after a two-week low, highlighting sentiment to reduce risk during the week.
Global bond funds inflowed for the seventh consecutive week, generating $ 11.73 billion.
Global inflation-protected bond funds raised a net $ 1.4 billion, the highest in five weeks.
An analysis of 23,907 emerging market funds found that bond funds raised $ 1.21 billion and equity funds received a net $ 973 million, each recording a second weekly inflow.
Junior Trader Nikolay Petrov