A set of Bank of America Corp. bailout warrants surged 33% in the first three weeks of trading, topping gains over a similar span following sales of securities tied to JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Capital One Financial Corp.

Bank of America's Group B warrants, which the government auctioned for $2.55 each on March 3, finished at $3.40 Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange — a 33% jump. The Group A warrants, which sold for $8.35 apiece, closed Thursday at $9.53, a 14% gain for the winning bidders.

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