Top Financial Shares:
Financial shares were generally higher in pre-market trade
Friday ahead of jobs data.
In financial stocks news, Bank of America (
) shares declined slightly in Friday's pre-market session, as a
report by The Wall Street Journal said the banking giant is in
talks to pay at least $12 billion to settle civil probes by the
Justice Department and a number of states, citing people familiar
with the negotiations.
BAC was down 0.5% at $15.35 in recent
, in a 52-week range of $12.13 to $18.03.
And, AIG (
) said late Thursday that its board of directors approved the
repurchase of additional shares, with an aggregate purchase price
of up to $2 billion. As a result, the remaining shares left to be
repurchased are valued at approximately $2.12 billion. AIG was up
0.4% in recent pre-market trade.
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