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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and allied militias captured Aleppo's centrally located al-Shaar neighborhood from rebels on Tuesday, securing nearly three quarters of the besieged enclave less than two weeks after launching a ground offensive, according to the Syrian military.
The bank's chief executive told an investor conference it will see a near-term profit hit because of the sharp rise in interest rates, but will benefit in the longer term from rising interest rates. Bank of America , Citigroup and Goldman Sachs also were higher. Financial shares have climbed 15 percent since the November 8 election, with the sector particularly seen benefiting as President-elect Donald Trump is expected to seek economic stimulus and reduce corporate taxes and regulations.