Municipal bond mutual funds saw heavy inflows, rebounding with authority from their first week of outflows in more than six months. Those funds that report their flows weekly recorded inflows of $866 million for the week ended Nov. 7.
Before the financial crisis of 2008-09, it would have been significant news if yields on municipal bonds had exceeded those on Treasury securities at any maturity, and that occurrence likely would have attracted a variety of investors seeking to take advantage of the relative-value opportunity.
the bond buyer conferences
September 25-27, 2013JW Marriott LA Live, Los Angeles, CA
October 27-29, 2013Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York, NY