More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.1%, the Nasdaq increased 0.4% and the S&P 500 rose 0.1%.
Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:
- China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC): LFC stock is up 8.8% today.
- Noah Holdings Ltd (NOAH): NOAH stock is up 3.3% today.
- Harbinger Group Inc (HRG): HRG stock is up 3.3% today.
- Woori Finance Holdings Co Ltd (WF): WF stock is up 2.4% today.
- Bofi Holding (BOFI): BOFI stock is up 2.6% today.
- Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (SHG): SHG stock is up 2.3% today.
- Wisdomtree Invstmnts (WETF): WETF stock is up 2.3% today.
- National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is up 1.7% today.
- Bank of The Ozarks (OZRK): OZRK stock is up 1.7% today.
- Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL): GGAL stock is up 1.6% today.
Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:
- Eaton Vance Corp (EV): EV stock is down 2.4% today.
- Banco Santander Brasil Sa (BSBR): BSBR stock is down 2.8% today.
- Evercore Partners Inc (EVR): EVR stock is down 1.9% today.
- Trustmark Corp (TRMK): TRMK stock is down 1.5% today.
- Firstmerit Corp (FMER): FMER stock is down 1.4% today.
- The Carlyle Group L.P. (CG): CG stock is down 1.0% today.
- Fulton Financial Corp (FULT): FULT stock is down 1.4% today.
- Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM): OZM stock is down 1.2% today.
- F.N.B. Corp (FNB): FNB stock is down 1.1% today.
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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.