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Boston Private, BP, China Unicom: 5 Top Stock Gainers for Tuesday

Boston Private, BP, Peck Cos., Cerecor and China Unicom are five top stock gainers for Tuesday.

Stocks finished higher Tuesday as oil prices rose and Wall Street kept an eye on the two key Senate runoff elections in Georgia.

Here are some of the market's biggest gainers for Tuesday:

1. Boston Private | Percentage Increase 36%

Boston Private Financial Holdings  (BPFH) - Get Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. Report surged after SVB Financial Group  (SIVB) - Get SVB Financial Group Report  agreed to acquire the banking and wealth-management company for $900 million. 

The boards of both companies approved the transaction and the two hope to close the deal in mid-2021.

2. BP | Percentage Increase 7%

Shares of BP  (BP) - Get BP Plc Report rose after Goldman Sachs named the oil company its top Big Oil pick in Europe for 2021. 

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Goldman said BP was set to deliver a strong pipeline of new projects. BP also recently said it had started delivering commercial natural gas to Europe from offshore Azerbaijan.

3. Peck Co. | Percentage Increase 70%

Peck Cos.  (PECK) - Get Peck Company Holdings, Inc. Report soared after the solar technology company said it was acquiring iSunEnergy LLC, which provides solar power, electric mobility and smart city solutions for government, commercial, retail, academic and data-center projects. 

Peck said that at closing, it would change its name to iSun Energy and trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker ISUN.

4. Cerecor | Percentage Increase 11%

Cerecor  (CERC) - Get Cerecor Inc Report advanced after the company reported positive results from its exploratory Phase 2 U.S.-based proof of concept trial of the human anti-Light monoclonal antibody CERC-002 in hospitalized patients with Covid-19 associated pneumonia and mild-to-moderate acute respiratory distress syndrome.

5. China Unicom | Percentage Increase 12%

China Unicom  (CHU) - Get China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd. Report climbed along with other top telecommunications companies in China after the New York Stock Exchange reversed a decision to delist the tech stocks from the exchange.