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Financial majors were gaining in pre-bell trading Friday.
In other sector news:
(+) KKR (KKR) was up more than 1% after Bloomberg News reported that the company is considering the sale of its Austrian and German locomotive leasing business, ELL GmbH. ELL's valuation is estimate at more than EUR1 billion ($1.1 billion), sources told Bloomberg, adding that the buyout firm is in formative talks with potential advisers.
(=) Moody's Analytics (MCO), which provides economic research and consulting services, said its Economic Scenario Generator software (ESG) and Automation Module have been selected by PenSam, a Denmark-based labor market pension and insurance firm. Moody's was unchanged after the announcement.
(=) Great Elm Capital Group (GEC) was flat after it reported a fiscal Q4 net loss of $1 million compared with the $2.5 million net loss in the prior year period.
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