During the quarter, Aston Asset Management, LLC and AMG Funds LLC announced that Board of Trustees of the Trust has approved the appointment of GW&K Investment Management, LLC (“GW&K”) as the subadvisor to the Aston Small Cap Fund, effective February 1, 2016, subject to shareholder approval. .. Read full article.
The downward spiral reversed on February 12 amid dovish comments from the Federal Reserve, a modest rebound in oil prices, and improved macro data. .. Read full article.
March was virtually an extension of the latter part of February as investor appetite for credit risk was practically insatiable. .. Read full article.
The intra-quarter reversal was one of the sharpest in stock market history... Read full article.
After a turbulent start of the year, Asian ex-Japan equities rebounded in the latter half of the quarter on cooling rate hike expectations. .. Read full article.
- April 29, 2016 1st Quarter 2016 Commentary - ASTON/Herndon Large Cap Value
The quarter was interesting because we experienced two periods of performance that were driven by two different perspectives. .. Read full article.
Small caps trailed large caps for the quarter and, unlike large caps, their correction placed them in a bear market trend. .. Read full article.
Investors were reminded in Q1 just how fickle markets can be. .. Read full article.
For the quarter, the Fund outperformed the Russell 2000 Value Index. .. Read full article.
- April 29, 2016 1st Quarter 2016 Commentary - ASTON/TCH Fixed Income Fund
For the quarter ended March 31, 2016, the Fund performed in line with its benchmark, the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. .. Read full article.
Value stocks assumed the leadership mantle; the top 50 S&P 500 stocks lagged.. Read full article.
Investors endured a roller coaster first quarter.. Read full article.
As global growth concerns gave way to increased volatility, the first quarter of 2016 proved to be a challenging landscape for investors. .. Read full article.
The Fund outperformed the Russell 2000 Value Index benchmark for the first quarter of 2016. .. Read full article.
The first quarter of 2016 was mixed in international equity markets. .. Read full article.
The first quarter of 2016 proved to be yet another volatile quarter for the U.S. equity market as a whole.
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For the quarter, the Fund outperformed its benchmark, the Russell 1000 Index, the S&P 500 Index and the Russell MidCap Index... Read full article.
The March quarter was marked by two diametrically opposed periods.. Read full article.
After rearing its ugly head in the second half of 2015, volatility remained elevated in the first quarter. .. Read full article.
As an asset allocation solution for alternative strategies, the Fund has provided returns with less volatility than conventional equity markets in a liquid format. .. Read full article.
The Fund’s performance during the quarter was in line with the benchmark, in what was a negative quarter for equities in general... Read full article.
Markets were off to a rocky start in 2016, falling by as much as 11%, stoked by currency volatility, political headwinds in Europe, and talks of interest rates retreating into negative territory. .. Read full article.