Barclays’ Seth Moran leads October AlphaStars


Seth Moran of Barclays Capital led October’s AlphaStars competition, sponsored by FactSet, with a 38.34% relative return in Japan.

In second place was Vijay Bhayani of Motilal Oswal, who clocked 17.55% against the MSCI India index and also had the best long and single best stock picks.

Moran and Bhayani were the only brokers in the contest who achieved double-digit returns last month.

Michael Ostern of JP Morgan had Japan’s second largest gains at 8.4%,while Charles Tan of Killik & Co had the country’s best short and single stock picks.

In India, Puja Roongta