More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.6%, the Nasdaq was up 1.7% and the S&P 500 pushed 1.6% higher.
Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:
- Bancolombia S.A. (CIB): CIB stock is up 3.6% today.
- Ares Capital Corp (ARCC): ARCC stock is up 4.7% today.
- Royal Bank Scotland Group Plc (RBS): RBS stock is up 4.2% today.
- Health Net Inc (HNT): HNT stock is up 4.1% today.
- Metlife Inc (MET): MET stock is up 3.7% today.
- Hdfc Bank Limited (HDB): HDB stock is up 3.8% today.
- Apollo Investment Corp (AINV): AINV stock is up 3.5% today.
- Prudential Financial Inflation Retail (PRU): PRU stock is up 3.2% today.
- ING Group N.V. (ING): ING stock is up 3.4% today.
- Lazard Ltd (LAZ): LAZ stock is up 3.0% today.
Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:
- Noah Holdings Ltd (NOAH): NOAH stock is down 5.3% today.
- Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN): OCN stock is down 3.3% today.
- Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI): AFSI stock is down 2.1% today.
- National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is down 2.0% today and down 20.4% in the last month.
- Kcg Holdings Inc (KCG): KCG stock is down 1.6% today.
- Gamco Investors (GBL): GBL stock is down 1.7% today.
- XL Company Switzerland Gmbh (XL): XL stock is down 1.5% today.
- Horace Mann Educators Corp (HMN): HMN stock is down 0.9% today.
- Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM): OZM stock is down 1.1% today.
- Governor and Company of The Bank of Ireland (IRE): IRE stock is down 0.7% 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.