Improving sentiment towards banks in the core of the eurozone during July saw US money market funds reduce their holdings of short-term debt from Australian banks.
A report by Credit Suisse (sourced, in turn, from Crane Data) shows that the funds cut their holdings of Australian bank debt by US$5 billion. Canadian banks (another "safe haven") experienced an outflow of funds.
Banks in France and Germany received inflows in the order of US$20 billion during the month from US money market funds.
Other banking markets favoured by the funds during July were the UK, Japan,...
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