Two midsize southeastern regionals posted second-quarter earnings Wednesday that met analyst expectations. First Tennessee National Corp. earned $35.6 million, up 38% from the year-ago quarter, and Deposit Guaranty Corp. netted $15.7 million, down 26%.

First Tennessee's increase was driven by strong fee income and lower credit costs. Its net of$1.12 a share matched consensus estimates as compiled by First Call.

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