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ASSETS OF PRIVATE PENSION FUNDS BY TYPE OF ASSET, 2007-2011 (1)

($ billions, end of year)

  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total financial assets $6,410.6 $4,552.7 $5,471.0 $6,100.1 $6,070.3
Checkable deposits and currency 11.8 12.3 16.4 20.9 22.0
Time and savings deposits 67.7 67.9 72.7 72.8 73.3
Money market fund shares 93.5 95.7 96.4 96.3 96.1
Security repurchase agreements (2) 25.8 33.1 36.2 36.1 31.9
Credit market instruments 860.8 951.4 1,063.0 1,122.4 1,161.2
     Open market paper 26.9 37.2 26.7 18.2 16.7
     Treasury securities 169.5 184.9 310.7 391.0 436.2
          Agency- and GSE (3)-backed securities 296.8 318.1 269.1 257.6 252.4
     Corporate and foreign bonds 357.4 400.1 442.9 440.1 440.9
     Mortgages 10.2 11.1 13.6 15.5 15.0
Corporate equities 2,673.3 1,599.7 1,835.7 2,081.1 2,004.6
Mutual fund shares 2,110.6 1,366.0 1,817.3 2,121.1 2,144.6
Miscellaneous assets 567.1 426.5 533.3 549.4 536.8
     Unallocated insurance contracts (4) 431.3 317.6 412.8 457.5 450.8
     Contributions receivable 47.2 47.9 50.5 49.2 49.4
     Other 88.6 61.0 70.0 42.8 36.6
Pension fund reserves (liabilities) (5) 6,444.8 4,588.0 5,507.4 6,136.6 6,106.9

(1) Private defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans (including 401(k) type plans).
(2) Short-term agreements to sell and repurchase government securities by a specified date at a set price.
(3) Government-sponsored enterprise.
(4) Assets of private pension plans held at life insurance companies (e.g., variable annuities).
(5) Equal to the value of tangible and financial assets. These liabilities are assets of the household sector.

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 7, 2012.

 
ASSETS OF PRIVATE PENSION FUNDS BY TYPE OF ASSET, 2004-2008 (1)

($ billions, end of year)

   2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total financial assets $4,922.4 $5,302.2 $6,010.2 $6,391.7 $4,600.2
Checkable deposits and currency 10.5 10.8 11.2 11.8 12.3
Time and savings deposits   55.9 62.2 63.1 67.7 67.9
Money market fund shares   84.9 86.7 90.1 93.5 95.7
Security repurchase agreements (2)  20.6 21.6 22.4 25.8 33.1
Credit market instruments 654.6 699.9 758.5 861.3 951.4
     Open market paper   28.5 31.5 31.7 26.9 37.2
     U.S. government securities 348.3 368.5 399.7 466.8 503.0
          Treasury securities   113.0 116.5 130.8 169.5 184.9
          Agency- and GSE (3)-backed securities   235.3 252.0 268.9 297.3 318.1
     Corporate and foreign bonds 267.8 290.0 317.6 357.3 400.1
     Mortgages 10.0 9.8 9.5 10.2 11.1
Corporate equities 2,338.5 2,541.7 2,874.8 2,863.3 1,664.7
Mutual fund shares   1,278.2 1,399.0 1,657.6 1,848.3 1,229.5
Miscellaneous assets   479.2 480.2 532.5 620.1 545.5
     Unallocated insurance contracts (4) 328.4 338.4 387.9 444.3 351.6
     Contributions receivable   46.6 44.8 42.8 47.2 47.9
     Other   104.1 97.0 101.8 128.6 146.0
Pension fund reserves (liabilities) (5)  4,963.0 5,341.4 6,047.9 6,426.0 4,635.4

(1) Private defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans (including 401(k) type plans).
(2) Short-term agreements to sell and repurchase government securities by a specified date at a set price.
(3) Government-sponsored enterprise.
(4) Assets of private pension plans held at life insurance companies (e.g., variable annuities).
(5) Equal to the value of tangible and financial assets. These liabilities are assets of the household sector.

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 11, 2009.

 
ASSETS OF PRIVATE PENSION FUNDS BY TYPE OF ASSET, 2005-2009 (1)

($ billions, end of year)

   2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total financial assets $5,388.6 $6,082.8 $6,410.6 $4,552.7 $5,471.0
Checkable deposits and currency 10.8 11.2 11.8 12.3 16.4
Time and savings deposits   62.2 63.1 67.7 67.9 72.7
Money market fund shares   86.7 90.1 93.5 95.7 96.4
Security repurchase agreements (2)  21.6 22.4 25.8 33.1 36.2
Credit market instruments 699.9 758.3 860.8 951.4 1,063.0
     Open market paper   31.5 31.7 26.9 37.2 26.7
     U.S. government securities 368.5 399.4 466.3 503.0 579.8
          Treasury securities   116.5 130.8 169.5 184.9 310.7
          Agency- and GSE (3)-backed securities   252.0 268.6 296.8 318.1 269.1
     Corporate and foreign bonds 290.0 317.6 357.4 400.1 442.9
     Mortgages 9.8 9.5 10.2 11.1 13.6
Corporate equities 2,441.7 2,724.8 2,673.3 1,599.7 1,835.7
Mutual fund shares   1,585.4 1,880.4 2,110.6 1,366.0 1,817.3
Miscellaneous assets   480.2 532.5 567.1 426.5 533.3
     Unallocated insurance contracts (4) 338.4 387.9 431.3 317.6 412.8
     Contributions receivable   44.8 42.8 47.2 47.9 50.5
     Other   97.0 101.8 88.6 61.0 70.0
Pension fund reserves (liabilities) (5)  5,427.8 6,120.5 6,444.8 4,588.0 5,507.4

(1) Private defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans (including 401(k) type plans).
(2) Short-term agreements to sell and repurchase government securities by a specified date at a set price.
(3) Government-sponsored enterprise.
(4) Assets of private pension plans held at life insurance companies (e.g., variable annuities).
(5) Equal to the value of tangible and financial assets. These liabilities are assets of the household sector.

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 10, 2010.

 
ASSETS OF PRIVATE PENSION FUNDS BY TYPE OF ASSET, 2006-2010 (1)

($ billions, end of year)

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total financial assets   $6,082.8 $6,410.6 $4,552.7 $5,471.0 $6,111.8
Checkable deposits and currency   11.2 11.8 12.3 16.4 28.0
Time and savings deposits   63.1 67.7 67.9 72.7 77.1
Money market fund shares   90.1 93.5 95.7 96.4 96.3
Security repurchase agreements (2) 22.4 25.8 33.1 36.2 37.1
Credit market instruments   758.3 860.8 951.4 1,063.0 1,171.0
     Open market paper   31.7 26.9 37.2 26.7 15.0
     Treasury securities   130.8 169.5 184.9 310.7 486.7
          Agency- and GSE (3)-backed securities   268.6 296.8 318.1 269.1 170.9
     Corporate and foreign bonds   317.6 357.4 400.1 442.9 483.5
     Mortgages   9.5 10.2 11.1 13.6 15.0
Corporate equities   2,724.8 2,673.3 1,599.7 1,835.7 2,012.3
Mutual fund shares   1,880.4 2,110.6 1,366.0 1,817.3 2,126.6
Miscellaneous assets   532.5 567.1 426.5 533.3 563.5
     Unallocated insurance contracts (4)   387.9 431.3 317.6 412.8 457.5
     Contributions receivable   42.8 47.2 47.9 50.5 49.2
     Other   101.8 88.6 61.0 70.0 56.8
Pension fund reserves (liabilities) (5) 6,120.5 6,444.8 4,588.0 5,507.4 6,148.3

(1) Private defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans (including 401(k) type plans).
(2) Short-term agreements to sell and repurchase government securities by a specified date at a set price.
(3) Government-sponsored enterprise.
(4) Assets of private pension plans held at life insurance companies (e.g., variable annuities).
(5) Equal to the value of tangible and financial assets. These liabilities are assets of the household sector.

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 9, 2011.