Though Mellon Financial Corp. has spent the last two years getting out of traditional banking, it says it still views its remaining retail components — private wealth management and Dreyfus Corp. — as keys to its growth picture.

In recent months, Mellon has stressed that the December divestitures of its retail banking operation (to Citizens Financial Group) and Dreyfus’ online brokerage unit (to J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.) leave it with the right mix of growth and fee businesses.

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