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According to the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index™, the third quarter saw a moderate uptick in trading activity among defined contribution plan investors. There were five days of above-normal1 trading days in the third quarter—more than twice the amount in the first and second quarters combined.
Third quarter 2017 observations:
Net transfers for the quarter amounted to 0.50% of balances—the highest level for a quarter in 2017
The Alight Solutions 401(k) Index™ statistics for Q3 2017 and year to date as of September 30, 2017:
Third quarter market observations:
Markets in the third quarter showed positive results. International funds (represented by the MSCI All Country World ex-U.S. Index), small U.S. equity funds (represented by the Russell 2000 Index), and large U.S. equity funds (represented by the S&P 500 Index) continued to post positive results in the third quarter. U.S. bonds (represented by the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index) had modest returns.
Members of the media: please contact MacKenzie Lucas for questions about the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index™.
Learn more about the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index here.