Hottest Financial Stocks Now – AV NBG WETF ESGR

Financial stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.2% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.4% and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:

  • Aviva Plc (AV): AV stock is up 7.2% today.
  • National Bank of Greece Sa (NBG): NBG stock is up 6.3% today.
  • Wisdomtree Invstmnts (WETF): WETF stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Enstar Group Limited (ESGR): ESGR stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Woori Finance Holdings Co Ltd (WF): WF stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Tekla Healthcare Investors (HQH): HQH stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Prudential Public Limited Company (PUK): PUK stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Hdfc Bank Limited (HDB): HDB stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc (MTU): MTU stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL): GGAL stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:

  • Apollo Investment Corp (AINV): AINV stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Corpbanca (BCA): BCA stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Hilltop Holdings Inc (HTH): HTH stock is down 1.4% today.
  • International Bancshares Corp (IBOC): IBOC stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Itau Unibanco Banco Holding Sa (ITUB): ITUB stock is down 1.9% today.
  • East West Bancorp (EWBC): EWBC stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Credit Suisse Group (CS): CS stock is down 1.1% today.
  • First Financial Bancorp (FFBC): FFBC stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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.

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