Bonds issued by First Republic Bank FRC were rallying on Thursday, even as its stock price remained sharply lower, as investors digested a report about a potential rescue plan for the California-based lender.

The lender’s 4.375% coupon bonds due August 2046 were pegged at a spread of 379 basis points over Treasurys, down from an intraday high of 451 basis points above the risk-free rate, according to MarketAxess.



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