Wilmington Trust Corp. swung to a worse-than-expected first-quarter loss on still more credit deterioration at the banking and trust-services provider.

Chairman and Chief Executive Ted T. Cecala said the company's corporate client services and wealth advisory services did well in the quarter but "these positives were muted by the reserve and provision for loan losses, which we increased because Delaware's economy is lagging the improvements seen elsewhere in the United States."

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