The S Fund saw the biggest increase last month, growing by 3.53 percent. The S Fund invests in the stocks of small and mid-size companies and has grown by nearly 52 percent in the past 12 months.
The C Fund, which invests in common stock, was up 1.8 percent in January and rose more than 34 percent during the past year.
The I Fund grew by 1.32 percent over the past month. The I Fund, made up of international stocks, has gained nearly 46 percent since February 2003.
The F Fund, made up of fixed-income bonds, increased by 0.8 percent in last month, with an annual increase of 4.84 percent in the past 12 months.
The G Fund consists of government securities and gained 0.29 percent in January 2004. The fund grew by more than 4 percent during the past year.
The monthly S, C, I, F and G fund returns reflect net earnings on the changing balances invested during the month.
For an index of the performance of the S, C and I funds that is updated each business day, see the "TSP Ticker" on the front page of GovExec.com.
January's rates of return appear below. Numbers in parentheses are negative.
|G Fund||F Fund||C Fund||S Fund||I Fund|
|January 2004||0.29%||0.80%||1.80 %||3.53%||1.32%|
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