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Fund Flows

1. In municipal bonds, a statement indicating a list of priorities for which the municipality will use the funds raised by the bond. Generally speaking, the flow of funds priorities begin with maintenance of city functions, followed by operations, debt service, expansion of the city's facilities, and reserving cash prepay debt.

2. In mutual funds, the balance of money going into and coming out a mutual fund.

Fund flows.

Fund flows are the traffic of money into and out of mutual funds or between funds that invest in various sectors.

This flow of money is considered an indicator of the direction the markets are headed. For example, large inflows of money into mutual funds may be interpreted as a bullish indicator for the stock market or for a specific sector, while dramatic outflows may signify an impending downturn.

However, if investors chase past performance or follow the currently hot sectors in deciding where to invest, large inflows may in fact precede disappointing performance.

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2014, which should have translated to a fund flow of $5.
Further, the survey also found that an increase in foreign ownership and opening of market to foreign institutional investors will be the key driver for foreign fund flow to the region.
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The ratings were based on the stretched liquidity position of the company, its negative fund flow from operations and modest cash accruals.
Asset owners and institutional investors globally can use the FTSE EPFR Index to enhance their emerging markets portfolio, based on recommended country weights linked to countries' investment flows Country investment flows combine fund flow and country weight data to track the flow of money into world stock markets," it said.
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12 for the quarter that ended March 31, 2008, from a fund flow of CDD7.
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Moving from his position as Head of Equity Derivatives Hedge Fund Flow Sales for BNP Paribas in London, and previously within Fixed Income sales, Talbot brings a wealth of relationships and knowledge of the hedge fund community to the role.

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