ST. LOUIS -- Boatmen's Bancshares Inc. expects the same growth rate in the second half that lifted first-half earnings 31% over those of a year earlier, chairman Andrew Craig said.

Mr. Craig said in an interview that the St. Louis-based company should continue to benefit from higher trust and other non-interest income and wide interest rate spreads.

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