Crane Data's latest Money Fund Market Share rankings show assets declined across almost all of the largest U.S. money fund complexes in June. Money market fund assets decreased $73.0 billion, or -1.4%, last month to $4.988 trillion. Assets have increased by $61.7 billion, or 1.3%, over the past 3 months, and they've decreased by $90.4 billion, or -1.8%, over the past 12 months through June 30, 2021. The only increases among the 25 largest managers last month were seen by Morgan Stanley, DWS, AllianceBernstein and Western, which grew assets by $6.2 billion, $2.9B, $1.1B and $784 million, respectively. Big declines in June were seen by BlackRock, UBS, Dreyfus, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo, which decreased by $22.9 billion, $9.2B, $8.8B, $7.4B and $7.2B, respectively. Our domestic U.S. "Family" rankings are available in our MFI XLS product, our global rankings are available in our MFI International product. The combined "Family & Global Rankings" are available to Money Fund Wisdom subscribers. We review the latest market share totals below, and we also look at money fund yields in June.

Over the past year through June 30, 2021, BlackRock (up $117.4B, or 28.4%), First American (up $42.7B, or 46.8%), Morgan Stanley (up $39.3B, or 18.8%), Dreyfus (up $34.6B, or 16.8%), T. Rowe Price (up $8.6B, or 21.9%), DWS (up $8.5B, or 30.6%), Columbia (up $4.9B, or 35.3%) and Vanguard (up $2.0B, or 0.4%) were the largest gainers. Morgan Stanley, Invesco, Dreyfus, Northern and JPMorgan had the largest asset increases over the past 3 months, rising by $25.6B, $13.3B, $12.5B, $11.4B and $11.4B, respectively. The largest decliners over 3 months included: Vanguard (down $14.4B), Schwab (down $12.0B), American Funds (down $7.5B) and HSBC (down $7.0B).

Our latest domestic U.S. Money Fund Family Rankings show that Fidelity Investments remains the largest money fund manager with $886.6 billion, or 17.8% of all assets. Fidelity was down $4.2B in June, down $7.0 billion over 3 mos., and down $51.3B over 12 months. BlackRock ranked second with $527.8 billion, or 10.6% market share (down $22.9B, up $5.6B and up $117.4B for the past 1-month, 3-mos. and 12-mos., respectively). Vanguard remained in third with $477.6 billion, or 9.6% market share (down $4.9B, down $14.4B and up $2.0B). JP Morgan ranked fourth with $471.2 billion, or 9.4% of assets (down $2.5B, up $11.4B and down $21.6B for the past 1-month, 3-mos. and 12-mos.), while Goldman Sachs took fifth place with $349.6 billion, or 7.0% of assets (down $7.4B, up $4.0B and down $57.6B).

Federated Hermes was in sixth place with $336.0 billion, or 6.7% of assets (down $615 million, up $1.4B and down $61.7B), while Morgan Stanley was in seventh place with $270.0 billion, or 5.4% (up $6.2B, up $25.6B and up $39.3B). Dreyfus ($227.1B, or 4.6%) was in eighth place (down $8.8B, up $12.5B and up $34.6B), followed by Wells Fargo ($200.7B, or 4.0%, down $7.2B, up $7.4B and up $12.6B). Northern was in 10th place ($178.7B, or 3.6%; down $1.3B, up $11.4B and down $1.1B).

The 11th through 20th-largest U.S. money fund managers (in order) include: Schwab ($149.0B, or 3.0%), SSGA ($147.1B, or 2.9%), American Funds ($146.7B, or 2.9%), First American ($131.3B, or 2.6%), Invesco ($84.9B, or 1.7%), UBS ($49.4B, or 1.0%), T. Rowe Price ($49.0B, or 1.0%), HSBC ($37.5B, or 0.8%), DWS ($35.5B, or 0.7%) and Western ($35.0B, or 0.7%). Crane Data currently tracks 64 U.S. MMF managers, down one from last month.

When European and "offshore" money fund assets -- those domiciled in places like Ireland, Luxembourg and the Cayman Islands -- are included, the top 10 managers appear as Fidelity, BlackRock, JP Morgan, Vanguard, Goldman Sachs, Federated Hermes, Morgan Stanley, Dreyfus/BNY Mellon, Northern and Wells Fargo. Global Money Fund Manager Rankings include the combined market share assets of our MFI XLS (domestic U.S.) and our MFI International ("offshore") products.

The largest Global money market fund families include: Fidelity ($899.8 billion), BlackRock ($723.3B), JP Morgan ($681.3B), Vanguard ($477.6B) and Goldman Sachs ($474.5B). Federated Hermes ($345.6B) was sixth, Morgan Stanley ($327.5B) was in seventh, followed by Dreyfus ($250.5B), Northern ($204.6B) and Wells Fargo ($201.4B), which round out the top 10. These totals include "offshore" U.S. Dollar money funds, as well as Euro and Pound Sterling (GBP) funds converted into U.S. dollar totals.

The June issue of our Money Fund Intelligence and MFI XLS, with data as of 6/30/21, shows that yields bottomed out in June for our Crane Money Fund Indexes. The Crane Money Fund Average, which includes all taxable funds covered by Crane Data (currently 734), was flat at 0.01% for the 7-Day Yield (annualized, net) Average, the 30-Day Yield inched down one bps to 0.01%. The MFA's Gross 7-Day Yield was flat at 0.07%, the Gross 30-Day Yield was down a basis point at 0.07%.

Our Crane 100 Money Fund Index shows an average 7-Day (Net) Yield of 0.02% (unch) and an average 30-Day Yield also unchanged at 0.02%. The Crane 100 shows a Gross 7-Day Yield of 0.07% (unch), and a Gross 30-Day Yield of 0.07% (down one bps). Our Prime Institutional MF Index (7-day) yielded 0.03% (unch) as of June 30, while the Crane Govt Inst Index increased by one basis point to 0.02%, the Treasury Inst Index was unchanged at 0.01%. Thus, the spread between Prime funds and Treasury funds is 2 basis points, and the spread between Prime funds and Govt funds is one basis point. The Crane Prime Retail Index yielded 0.01% (unch), while the Govt Retail Index was 0.01% (unch), the Treasury Retail Index was also 0.01% (unchanged from the month prior). The Crane Tax Exempt MF Index yielded 0.01% (unch) in June.

Gross 7-Day Yields for these indexes in June were: Prime Inst 0.14% (unch), Govt Inst 0.05% (unch), Treasury Inst 0.05% (unch), Prime Retail 0.15% (unch), Govt Retail 0.04% (unch) and Treasury Retail 0.04% (unch). The Crane Tax Exempt Index remained at 0.12%. The Crane 100 MF Index returned on average 0.00% over 1-month, 0.00% over 3-months, 0.01% YTD, 0.03% over the past 1-year, 1.14% over 3-years (annualized), 0.99% over 5-years, and 0.52% over 10-years.

The total number of funds, including taxable and tax-exempt, was unchanged at 899. There are currently 734 taxable funds, unchanged from the previous month, and 165 tax-exempt money funds (also unchanged from last month). (Contact us if you'd like to see our latest MFI XLS, Crane Indexes or Market Share report.

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