The latest retirement plan participant tracking from Vanguard and Bank of America show retirement savers’ resilience last year.
Investors favored moving assets into fixed income funds during 18 out of 21 trading days.
The latest data from Alight Solutions show all but two trading days saw net trades moved from equities to fixed income.
Traders favored equities in the beginning of the month as stocks were gaining, but they preferred fixed-income funds in the month’s second half amid Wall Street sell-offs.
The latest data from Alight Solutions shows there were no above-normal trading days.
The latest data from Alight Solutions shows five above-normal trading days in June.
Investors remain wary of the equity market’s volatility, as no trading days in May exceeded three times the average.
Investors limit reactionary trades despite equity markets posting their worst month in two years.
The first quarter was busy for investors despite March’s market rally.
Facing some jarring geopolitical events, 401(k) investors reacted with above-normal trading activity during February.
On average, 0.017% of balances were traded daily in January despite the backdrop of a volatile stock market, according to Alight Solutions.
As the markets tanked amid fears of a worldwide coronavirus outbreak, the last week of the month was among the busiest stretches in the 20 year-plus history of the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index.
There were only three days of above-normal trading, according to the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index