In an move to attract cautious bank customers to new mutual fund products, Dreyfus Corp. is introducing funds that invest in insured municipal bonds.

Dreyfus recently began marketing an insured municipal-bond fund for California residents, and plans to launch eight more state-specific funds over the next six months, said Elie Genadry, president of institutional services at the New York-based mutual fund company.

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