Financial stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.5%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.6% higher and the S&P 500 climbed 0.5%.
Some of the biggest gainers among financial stocks include:
- China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC): LFC stock is up 7.4% today.
- Global Payments Inc (GPN): GPN stock is up 5.2% today.
- Noah Holdings Ltd (NOAH): NOAH stock is up 5.6% today.
- Itau Unibanco Banco Holding Sa (ITUB): ITUB stock is up 3.8% today.
- Banco Santander Brasil Sa (BSBR): BSBR stock is up 3.8% today.
- Banco Bradesco Sa (BBD): BBD stock is up 3.0% today.
- Manulife Financial Corp (MFC): MFC stock is up 1.9% today.
- Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP): PNFP stock is up 2.0% today.
- Wisdomtree Invstmnts (WETF): WETF stock is up 3.0% today.
- Nationstar Mortgage Holdngs I (NSM): NSM stock is up 1.5% today.
Some of the biggest losers among financial stocks include:
- Calamos Convertible and High (CHY): CHY stock is down 1.2% today.
- Mercury General Corp (MCY): MCY stock is down 1.1% today.
- Alliancebernstein Income Fund Inc (ACG): ACG stock is down 0.6% today.
- KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR): KKR stock is down 0.4% today.
- Central Fund of Canada (CEF): CEF stock is down 0.5% today.
- Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. (BBVA): BBVA stock is down 1.0% today.
- Apollo Global Management Llc C (APO): APO stock is down 0.9% today.
- Amtrust Financial Services (AFSI): AFSI stock is down 0.2% today.
- Cit Group Inc [Del] (CIT): CIT stock is down 0.2% 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.