During the first full week of fund flows for the new year, investors pumped in $34.2 billion into mutual funds, according to data from Lipper.

Equity funds, including exchange-traded funds, racked up $18.3 billion for the week ended Wednesday, January 9, their fourth largest net inflows since Lipper began calculating weekly flows in January 1992. Taxable bond funds and municipal debt funds also took in respectable net figures during the week, attracting $4.2 billion and $1.6 billion, respectively, and investors added $10.1 billion to money market funds as well.

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