Top Financial Shares:
Financial shares were higher in pre-market trade Tuesday ahead
of a report on consumer prices and a two-day Federal Open Market
In financial stocks news, SunTrust Banks (
), an Atlanta-based lender, said it plans to expand its auto-dealer
program beyond the U.S. Southeast, Bloomberg reports.
The bank plans to expand to Chicago, Boston and Dallas as
lending to auto dealers has risen about 25% from a year prior. STI
trades in a 52-week range of $4.09 to $6.11.
And, Aspen Insurance (
) board of directors, after evaluating Endurance Specialty
) offer to buy the company, determined that the offer is not in the
best interest of the company or its shareholders and recommends
shareholders to reject the proposal.
AHL shares were flat in
on Tuesday and closed at $46.80 on Monday. ENH was also inactive in
pre-market trading. It was last at $51.32 on Monday.
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