Citigroup roars ahead in January's AlphaStars


Citigroup Global Markets Japan cleaned up the first three spots in January's AlphaStars competition, sponsored by Factset, with a roaring performance.

Taketora Furuta cleaned up in Japan with a massive 78.4% gain. Mattia Ciancaleoni was best stock-picker on the long and short sides, as well as having the best single stock pick. However, he still came second overall with a 63.3% return. Shreenivas Kunte came third with a 20.9% gain.

UBS also did well. Sarah-Jane Wagg led the way in Asia ex-Japan with a 17.7% return on the month. Teddy Tsai of CLSA came second,