In second spot in the US came the auto manufacturing sector, led by General Motors. In Asia, the wireless telecom sector re-entered the most active category, led by Softbank and Telstra.
In Europe, telecom dominated for the eighth month in a row, led by KPN. The publishing and food retail sectors rounded out the list, led by Reuters and Carrefour SA respectively, while Valeo and Hanson joined the most active single names.
Turkey, Venezuela, Brazil, Ukraine and Russia were the most active sovereigns.