However, international equity funds are ahead by only 7.52 percent.
Through the first half of 1998, the average general equity fund was up more than 11 percent.
The average equity fund lost 3.9 percent for the year.
But most every other type of equity fund lost value.
Our equity funds are doing very well at the moment.
The company has now closed half of its 16 equity funds.
A similar but more complex model is the media for equity fund.
And it has a good record over all in equity funds.
Over the last month, some $77 billion a week has gone into Japanese equity funds.
The bank's equity fund, for example, is off about 18 percent so far this year.
If you have three international stock funds, for example, be sure to add them together.
But it is not clear where the money taken out of stock funds will go.
Global and international stock funds took in $5.6 billion, a record.
So far this year, stock funds have taken in $177.6 billion.
As the month began, stock funds had a record $55.5 billion in cash.
In October the figure stood at 12.9 percent, a record for stock funds.
Despite their strong finish, however, most stock funds lost money in 2001.
And they took out $25 billion in cash from stock funds, a record.
The last three months were not at all kind to investors in international stock funds.
The balance today is only $7,545, all of it in the stock fund.