IFIC Monthly Investment Fund Statistics – March 2022

TORONTO, April 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) today announced investment fund net sales and net assets for March 2022.

Mutual fund assets totalled $2.002 trillion at the end of March 2022. Assets increased by $4.1 billion or 0.2% compared to February 2022. Mutual funds recorded net sales of $0.9 billion in March 2022.

ETF assets totalled $324.7 billion at the end of March 2022. Assets increased by $7.5 billion or 2.4% compared to February 2022. ETFs recorded net sales of $4.6 billion in March 2022.

Mutual Fund Net Sales/Net Redemptions ($ Millions)*

Asset Class Mar. 2022 Feb. 2022 Mar. 2021 YTD 2022 YTD 2021
Long-term Funds          
Balanced 212   5,062   8,987   8,354   22,712  
Equity 1,000   4,627   4,544   8,549   15,251  
Bond (524 ) (155 ) 151   (313 ) 5,729  
Specialty 132   241   416   1,001   2,024  
Total Long-term Funds 820   9,775   14,098   17,591   45,717  
Total Money Market Funds 102   112   (1,093 ) 392   (3,534 )
Total 922   9,887   13,006   17,982   42,182  

Mutual Fund Net Assets ($ Billions)*

Asset Class Mar. 2022 Feb. 2022 Mar. 2021 Dec. 2021
Long-term Funds        
Balanced 985.0 986.5 908.4 1,024.9
Equity 719.3 708.4 639.6 747.7
Bond 247.7 253.4 250.8 261.5
Specialty 22.5 22.4 16.8 22.2
Total Long-term Funds 1,974.5 1,970.6 1,815.6 2,056.3
Total Money Market Funds 27.0 26.8 30.3 26.4
Total 2,001.5 1,997.4 1,845.9 2,082.6

* Please see below for important information regarding this data.

ETF Net Sales/Net Redemptions ($ Millions)*

Asset Class Mar. 2022 Feb. 2022 Mar. 2021 YTD 2022 YTD 2021
Long-term Funds          
Balanced 238 251   413   789 1,385  
Equity 2,217 3,104   3,103   9,618 8,751  
Bond 1,512 (53 ) 949   1,190 3,431  
Specialty 498 309   815   895 1,749  
Total Long-term Funds 4,465 3,610   5,281   12,492 15,316  
Total Money Market Funds 116 411   (579 ) 688 (835 )
Total 4,580 4,021   4,702   13,180 14,482  

ETF Net Assets ($ Billions)*

Asset Class Mar. 2022 Feb. 2022 Mar. 2021 Dec. 2021
Long-term Funds        
Balanced 12.4 12.2 8.8 12.1
Equity 213.0 206.5 175.4 225.2
Bond 78.2 78.5 80.4 89.6
Specialty 14.2 13.1 6.9 13.6
Total Long-term Funds 317.7 310.2 271.5 340.5
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