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U.S.-based stock funds attract $8.5 bln in latest week -Lipper

NEW YORK, March 9 (Reuters) - Investors poured $8.5 billion into U.S.-based stock funds during the week ended March 8, marking a 6th straight week buying equities, according to Lipper data released on Thursday.

Taxable bond funds in the United States attracted $2.8 billion during the same seven-day stretch, the data showed.

(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt; Editing by Chris Reese)