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25% of US retirement assets in DC plans

Just 9.2 percent of participants changed the asset allocation of their account balances in the first three quarters of 2013.
Just 9.2 percent of participants changed the asset allocation of their account balances in the first three quarters of 2013.

Most participants in defined contribution plans left their asset allocations unchanged as stock valuations rose during the first nine months of 2013, according to new research.

The Investment Company Institute unveiled this finding in its February 2014 report, “Defined Contribution Plan Participants’ Activities: First Three Quarters of 2013.” The survey details DC plan participants’ withdrawals and contributions, investment activity and loan activity.

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