Financial stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2%, the Nasdaq declined 0.2% and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:
- Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (SHG): SHG stock is up 5.3% today.
- Ameriprise Financial Services (AMP): AMP stock is up 3.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Wellpoint Health Networks Inc (WLP): WLP stock is up 2.1% today.
- Banco Bradesco Sa (BBD): BBD stock is up 1.6% today.
- Aflac Incorporated (AFL): AFL stock is up 2.1%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG): AJG stock is up 1.7%, marking the ninth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- KB Financial Group Inc (KB): KB stock is up 1.9%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Hcc Insurance Holdings (HCC): HCC stock is up 2.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Symetra Financial Corp (SYA): SYA stock is up 1.5% today.
- Financial Engines (FNGN): FNGN stock is up 1.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:
- National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is down 5.8% today.
- Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. (BBVA): BBVA stock is down 3.9% today.
- Banco Santander Brasil Sa (BSBR): BSBR stock is down 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Deutsche Bank Ag (DB): DB stock is down 2.5% today.
- Verisk Analytics (VRSK): VRSK stock is down 2.1% today.
- ING Group N.V. (ING): ING stock is down 2.3% today.
- Trustmark Corp (TRMK): TRMK stock is down 2.9% today.
- Governor and Company of The Bank of Ireland (IRE): IRE stock is down 2.3% today.
- Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI): AFSI stock is down 2.5% today.
- Westpac Banking Corp (WBK): WBK stock is down 1.9% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.