Stock Funds Took in More Cash in 2021 Than Two Decades CombinedBy
ETFs and long-only funds have absorbed almost $900 billion
Financial, consumer and energy saw record investment
If there’s a single stat to capture the insatiable appetite for stocks this year, it’s the sum of cash that went into equity funds.
Investors have poured almost $900 billion into equity exchange-traded and long-only funds in 2021 -- exceeding the combined total from the past 19 years -- according to analysts at Bank of America Corp. and EPFR Global.