For contrarians, here's an out-of-favor banking stock based in the equally unpopular eurozone.
The bank also gains entry into China as custodian for a new Chinese fund.
Stocks are higher despite Moody's warning about a possible US credit rating cut.
Stocks leap on encouraging US employment reports and the ECB's bond-buying announcement.
Shares of European financial institutions see a major boost in their prices with most of them recording gains of at least 5%.
The stock is downgraded by JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank after a weak quarterly report.
Stocks hover near baseline as investors continue to wait on central bank statements expected later this week.
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