Bank stocks were climbing along with the broader market Monday as traders cheered the efforts by central banks and governments around the world to continue seeking a solution to the global
The NYSE Financial Sector index was jumping 11.9%, and the Amex Securities Broker/Dealer index was up 11.2%. The KBW Bank index was adding 1.4%.
As for individual stocks,
was soaring 86% to $18.04 after it closed a deal that gives
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial
a 21% ownership stake in the Wall Street firm.
wasn't as fortunate, falling nearly 4% to $3.67 after a report said that Spain's
is considering buying all of the company.
was up 12%, while
was down 2%.
was tacking on 2%.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.