US municipal bond funds report $573.6 mln weekly inflows-Lipper

Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:07pm EST

Jan 31 (Reuters) - U.S. municipal bond funds reported $573.6 million of net inflows in the week ended Jan. 30, down from $871.43 million of inflows in the previous week, according to data released by Lipper on Thursday.

The four-week moving average remained positive, reaching $1.11 billion, said Lipper, a unit of Thomson Reuters. Heavy inflows earlier in the month helped pushed the average to its highest level since Oct. 2009.