Financial stocks got a big lift in premarket trading Friday, as much stronger-than-expected November jobs data provided a boost to the sector and the broader stock market. The SPDR Financial Select Sector ETF /zigman2/quotes/209660484/composite XLF +0.29% rallied 1.1%, after trading unchanged just before the data. Among the sector tracker's heavily weighted components, gains in the shares of Bank of America Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite BAC -0.03% increased to 2.0% from 0.4%, Citigroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207741460/composite C +0.15% to 1.7% from 0.3%, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite JPM +0.69% to 1.3% from less than 0.1% and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -0.10% to 1.3% from 0.3%. The U.S. Labor Department reported that nonfarm payrolls increased by 266,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate returned to a 50-year low of 3.5% from 3.6%, compared with expectations of 180,000 jobs. Gains in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF /zigman2/quotes/209901640/composite SPY +0.31% to 0.7% from 0.2%, the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF /zigman2/quotes/208954582/composite DIA +0.16% to 0.7% from 0.1% and the Invesco QQQ ETF /zigman2/quotes/208575548/composite QQQ +0.49% to 0.8% from 0.2%.