Hamstrung by continued problems generating revenue growth, CoreStates Wednesday reported a 2% gain in fourth-quarter earnings.

The Philadelphia-based banking company, the nation's 21st largest, reported net income of $195.5 million, or 91 cents a share, compared with $192 million, or 87 cents a share, for the same period a year earlier.

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