Financials Get Lift From Rising Treasury Yields -- Financials Roundup

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Banks, lenders and other financial companies rose as warnings about trading revenue weren't quite as bad as some had feared. The sector also benefited from an increase in Treasury yields.

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J.P. Morgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon warned that third-quarter trading revenue may have fallen by as much as 20% at the bank.

Bank of America rose even after the chief financial officer of the second-largest U.S. bank by assets warned that trading revenue could be down 15% in the third quarter, citing the lack of volatility and a robust quarter the year earlier.

In a good sign for money managers, the broad Standard & Poor's 500 closed at a new high Tuesday.

"The cyclical bull market from March 9, 2009, is up 267.78% and is now the second strongest cyclical bull of all-time since the December 1987 to March 2000 advance," analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research wrote in a note to clients.

-By Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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September 12, 2017 17:27 ET (21:27 GMT)