Mizuho’s Takeshita outguns competition in June AlphaStars

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Seijiro Takeshita of Mizuho Securities outshone the rest of competition in the June edition of the AlphaStars competition sponsored by FactSet after outperforming the MSCI Japan benchmark by 9.16%.

He also earned two other distinctions as Japan’s best long stock picker and of having made the best single stock pick in the Japanese market during the month.

Claas Reiss of Japaninvest was second best in Japan, having outperformed the benchmark index by 5.53%. Shreenivas Kunte of Citigroup Global Markets was adjudged best short stock picker in the country.

Varun Mall of Edelweiss Capital in