As the trend toward index funds for defined contribution (DC) grows, BlackRock Inc. announced Monday that it has expanded its menu of index mutual funds for defined contribution (DC) plans with the June launch of 10 new index funds.

Industry wide, it’s expected that the share of DC assets in index solutions will double from 11% in 2005 to 20% by 2015, bringing the allocation closer to the percentage of indexing seen in defined benefit plans, BlackRock says.

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