The F Fund, made up of fixed-income bonds, saw the biggest increase last month, growing by 0.58 percent. The fund rose more than 4 percent over the past 12 months.
The G Fund consists of government securities and gained 0.37 percent in January 2005. The fund grew 4.38 percent during the past year.
The S Fund, fell 3.39 percent last month. The fund invests in the stocks of small and mid-size companies and has grown by more than 10 percent in the past 12 months.
The C Fund, which invests in common stock, was down 2.40 percent in January and rose more than 6 percent during the past year.
The I Fund was down 1.87 percent over the past month. The I Fund, made up of international stocks, has gained more than 16 percent since since February 2004.
The monthly F, G, S, C and I 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.
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