NEW YORK Aug 8 Investors worldwide pulled $11.4
billion out of high-yield junk bond funds in the week ended Aug.
6, marking record outflows from the funds in dollar terms, data
from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report
showed on Friday.
The outflows were the fourth straight week of withdrawals
from the funds. Bond funds overall posted $3.2 billion in net
outflows, marking their first withdrawals in seven weeks,
according to the report, which also cited data from fund-tracker
Stock funds posted $16.3 billion in outflows, with the SPDR
S&P 500 ETF Trust accounting for $14 billion of the
withdrawals, according to the report.
(Reporting by Sam Forgione; Editing by James Dalgleish)