Investors added $600 million to stock-based mutual funds in the week ending last Wednesday, according to data from TrimTabs.com, Dow Jones reports. The week before, inflows stood at $2.9 billion.

TrimTabs also stated that investors added $2 billion dollars to bond-based mutual funds, which was significantly above the inflow of $1.3 billion that came a week earlier. Hybrid funds, with a mix of stocks and bonds, had inflows of $100 million for the fourth week running.

Investors pulled a significant amount, $2.4 billion, out of international stock funds, whereas the week before these funds attracted net inflows of $800 million.

TrimTabs, a Santa Rosa, Calif., based firm, tracks the cash flow of 679 stock funds and 291 bond funds through a computer model to arrive at its estimates.

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