Municipal bond fund outflows and consistent equity fund inflows could be a sign that the so-called "great rotation" is on the horizon, according to one report. Other market participants attribute the outflows to other causes.

For the first time in nine weeks, muni bond mutual funds that report flows weekly recorded outflows for the week of March 6, at $97 million, according to Lipper FMI numbers. The week before, they saw inflows of $324 million.

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