Japan yielded the region's biggest returns for brokers in Factset's March AlphaStars competition and was also home to the strongest gains during Q1 2010.
Ross Tuttelman of Morgan Stanley in Japan was the month's best stock picker by country, achieving gains of 30.88%, compared to the local MSCI country index. He was also Japan's top single best stock and long stock picker.
In Australia, Rick Behl of ICAP realised a 17.18% relative return against the benchmark S&P ASX 200, and was also the country's best long stock picker.
B&K Securities swept India's top three spots, led by Varun Saboo,