PNC Financial’s profit more than doubles on gain sale of stake in BlackRock

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PNC Financial’s second-quarter profit more than doubled as the U.S. regional bank recorded a gain from the sale of its position in asset manager BlackRock.

Net income attributable to common shareholders jumped to $3.59 billion, or $8.40 per share, in the three months ended June 30, from $1.31 billion, or $2.88 per share, a year earlier, the bank said on Wednesday.