Huge inflows in U.S. high-yield bond, investment-grade debt funds

(Reuters) – Investors’ appetite for risk-taking was strong in the latest week, as U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds attracted more than $2 billion in the week ended Wednesday, marking the group’s fourth consecutive week of inflows, according to Lipper data.

Additionally, U.S.-based investment-grade corporate bond funds attracted over $2.9 billion in the period, extending their weekly inflow streak since early January, Lipper said.