As Nifty recovered by nine per cent in July, net inflows in equity mutual funds dropped 42.6 per cent month-on-month to Rs 8,898.25 crore. In June, when the Nifty hit a record 52-week low, inflows in equity MFs were at Rs 15,497.76 crore, according to the data released by the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI).