U.S. Retirement Industry Valued at $27.2 Trillion in Q3 2017

The U.S. retirement industry was valued at $27.2 trillion at the end of third quarter 2017 according to Investment Company Institute research.

Retirement market assets grew across all categories in third quarter 2017. Assets in IRAs rose 2.7 percent from the second quarter, defined contribution plan assets increased by 2.5 percent and government defined benefit plans went up 2.3 percent from the end of June.