Citigroup man leads June AlphaStars for Asia ex-Japan


Mark Bowers of Citigroup led the FactSet AlphaStars competition in June, and also the second quarter, with his double-digit returns ranking far ahead of his peers in the Asia ex-Japan market.

Bowers returned 26.03% in Q2 against the benchmark MSCI AC Asia ex-Japan Index and 15.55% for June. He also had the best long and single stock picks for last month as well as the quarter.

Indian brokers also performed well on both a monthly and quarterly basis, with Hemal Ghia of B&K Securities achieving a 13.51% gain versus the MSCI India Index in June.