NEW YORK Aug 29 Investors worldwide poured $5
billion into stock funds and $1 billion into high-yield bond
funds in the week ended Aug. 27, data from a Bank of America
Merrill Lynch Global Research report showed on Friday.
The inflows into stock funds marked their third straight
week of new demand, while the inflows into high-yield bond funds
marked their second straight week of new demand, data from the
report, which also cited data from fund-tracker EPFR Global,
Bond funds overall attracted $5.3 billion, marking their
third straight week of inflows. Funds that mainly hold
safe-haven U.S. Treasuries posted $1.1 billion in outflows,
marking their first withdrawals in eight weeks.
(Reporting by Sam Forgione; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)