A renewed marketing push has so far failed to bear fruit for Wells Fargo’s retail banking operation, which is still reeling from a scandal that badly dented its reputation.

The $1.9 trillion-asset bank said Monday that consumers opened 43% fewer checking accounts in February than they did in the same period a year earlier. On a daily basis — last month had one fewer business day than February 2016 did — the decline was 40%.

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