PacWest Bancorp's stock (PACW) is up 7.6% as the most heavily-traded stock in premarket trades on volume of 540,000 shares , as it extended gains from the previous session on optimism around a debt ceiling deal and signs of stabilization in regional banks. Western Alliance Bancorp (WAL) is up 4.8% and Bank of America Corp. (BAC) is up by 0.5%.
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