The net flow of cash into mutual funds increased to $35 billion in May, from $29 billion in May 2007.

Net inflow fell to $15 billion, from $16 billion, at international and global funds, and to $8.2 billion, from $13 billion, at corporate bond funds, according to Financial Research Corp., Boston.

At stock funds, net inflow increased to $5.6 billion, up from a net outflow of $3.2 billion