Bankers Trust New York Corp.'s shares resumed their December rally Thursday, gaining $1, to close at $70, a 52-week high.
So far this month, the New York bank's shares have risen 7.2%, one of the biggest gains in the industry. For most of the year, Bankers Trust shares were left out of the industry's rally.
Bankers Trust's Christmas eve gains led all major bank stocks, which were mixed in narrow trading.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 12.70 points to close at 3,326.24.