As you know, Ariel Investments focuses on small-caps, mid-caps, large-caps as well as international stocks. The indexes above represent these broad investment universes.
As you can see, international stocks had a great month, with the MSCI EAFE rising nearly 3% to close out a strong first quarter. Meanwhile, U.S. stocks were flat across large -, mid-, and small-caps in March. Despite the soft finish to the quarter, it was a good one for domestic shares—albeit much better for large- and mid-caps than for small-caps. Continue Reading »