Chase Manhattan Corp. shares led a broad bank stock rally Thursday, after investor Michael F. Price disclosed a 6.1% stake in the New York money-center.

Chase, up $3.625 to $41.625, and Chemical Banking Corp., up $1.75 to $41, were among the 10 most actively traded stocks. Citicorp, First Chicago Corp., J.P. Morgan & Co., BankAmerica Corp., First Interstate Bancorp, and NationsBank also scored big gains.

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