The split between regional and global banks' stocks grew more pronounced Tuesday, after regional banks posted strong third-quarter results-and BankAmerica Corp. followed Citigroup as the second newly formed worldwide banking company to get off to a difficult start.

Shares of Star Banc Corp., up $6 to $67.125, Regions Financial Corp. up $1 to $33.50, and Old Kent Financial Corp., up $1.50 to $35, were among the big gainers.

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