TSP funds take a dip in June

Across the board, Thrift Savings Plan funds fell slightly in June, except for the “never-has-a-bad-day” G Fund, which gained 0.17 percent.

The I Fund, made up of international stocks, saw the biggest fall, losing 2.80 percent. It’s the second straight month of losses for the I Fund, according to monthly statistics released by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.

The F Fund was also down for the third straight month, but the fund remains slightly positive for...

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Across the board, Thrift Savings Plan funds fell slightly in June, except for the “never-has-a-bad-day” G Fund, which gained 0.17 percent.

The I Fund, made up of international stocks, saw the biggest fall, losing 2.80 percent. It’s the second straight month of losses for the I Fund, according to monthly statistics released by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.

The F Fund was also down for the third straight month, but the fund remains slightly positive for the year at 0.05 percent.

The C Fund, designed to match the S&P 500 Index, fell 1.93 percent in June. Over the past 12 months, the C Fund has seen the highest rate of return of all funds offered by the TSP  at 7.50 percent.

After seeing gains over the past two months, each of the L Funds also fell: L Income (-0.33 percent), L 2020 (-0.97 percent), L  2030 (-1.28 percent), L 2040 (-1.46 percent) and the L 2050 (-1.66 percent). L Funds each contain a different allocation of the individual TSP funds.

Despite the monthly losses, all funds remain up for the year. The I Fund has gained the most over the past six months at 6.52 percent, while the S Fund is up 4.96 percent.

 

Thrift Savings Plan – June 2015 Returns
Fund June Year-to-Date Last 12 Months
G Fund 0.17% 0.96% 2.09%
F Fund -1.07% 0.05% 2.32%
C Fund -1.93% 1.26% 7.50%
S Fund -0.71% 4.96% 6.53%
I Fund -2.80% 6.52% -3.95%
L Income -0.33% 1.39% 2.68%
L 2020 -0.97% 2.24% 3.15%
L 2030 -1.28% 2.63% 3.45%
L 2040 -1.46% 2.91% 3.68%
L 2050 -1.66% 3.22% 3.69%

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