Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets decreased $8.51 billion to $2.685 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute.
Assets in the nation’s retail money market mutual fund increased $3.07 billion to $933.88 billion, the Washington-based mutual fund trade group said Thursday. Assets of taxable money market funds in the retail category rose $1.61 billion to $739.09 billion. Tax-exempt retail fund assets increased $1.47 billion to $194.79 billion.
Assets in institutional money market funds decreased $11.59 billion to $1.751 trillion. Among institutional funds, taxable money market fund assets decreased $12.94 billion to $1.679 trillion. Assets of tax-exempt funds increased $1.35 billion to $72.41 billion.
The 7-day average yield on money market mutual funds was unchanged at 0.01 percent from the previous week, according to Money Fund Report, a service of iMoneyNet Inc. in Westborough, Mass. The 7-day compounded yield was flat at 0.01 percent.
The 30-day yield and the 30-day compounded yield were both unchanged at 0.01 percent, Money Fund Report said Wednesday.
The average maturity of portfolios held by money market mutual funds was unchanged at 48 days.
The online service Bankrate.com said its survey of 100 leading commercial banks, savings and loan associations, and savings banks in the nation’s 10 largest markets showed the annual percentage yield available on money market accounts was unchanged from the week before, at 0.10 percent.
The North Palm Beach, Fla.-based unit of Bankrate Inc. said Wednesday that the annual percentage yield available on interest-bearing checking accounts was unchanged from the week before, at 0.05 percent.
Bankrate.com said the annual percentage yield on six-month certificates of deposit was unchanged at 0.14 percent, flat at 0.23 percent for one-year CDs, unchanged at 0.37 percent on two-year CDs and unchanged at 0.79 percent for five-year yields.