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May was the lightest month of trading activity for 401(k) investors in 2020, according to the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index™. On average, 0.018% of balances were traded daily—down from 0.023% in April and 0.078% in March. May had no above-normal1 days of trading activity.
Inflows and outflows during May:
May investment portfolios:
May market observations:
Continuing the trend from April, all followed benchmarks had positive returns for May. Small U.S. equity (represented by the Russell 2000 Index) rose 6.5%, large U.S. equity (represented by the S&P 500 Index) gained 4.8%, international equity (represented by the MSCI All Country World ex-U.S. Index) was up 3.3%, and U.S. bonds (represented by the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index) rising 0.5%.
Members of the media: please contact Landis Cullen for questions about the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index™. Learn more about the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index™ here.
A “normal” level of relative transfer activity is when the net daily movement of participants’ balances as a percent of total 401(k) balances within the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index™ equals between 0.3 times and 1.5 times the average daily net activity of the preceding 12 months. A “high” relative transfer activity day is when the net daily movement exceeds two times the average daily net activity. A “moderate” relative transfer activity day is when the net daily movement is between 1.5 and two times the average daily net activity of the preceding 12 months.
Target date funds also include the amounts in target risk funds. The amount in the target risk funds is less than 10% of the total.