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In April, AUM for the mutual funds industry reached $1.07 trillion, says the Investment Funds Institute of Canada.

And year-to-date, industry AUM increased by $71.3 billion, or 7.1%.

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Net sales for the mutual funds industry totalled $4.57 billion. Net sales of long-term funds were $4.76 billion and net redemptions of money market funds were $192.5 million.

Balanced funds’ net sales totaled $3.91 billion—compared to $5.65 billion in March.  Bond funds’ net sales were $305.5 million—compared to $258.7 million in the previous month. And dealers sold $78.3 million in equity funds—compared to $1.5 billion a month earlier.

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Originally published on Advisor.ca

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