... * Spain, Italy yield gap with Bunds rises but moves contained. * Faith in ECB QE, other firewalls limit contagion (Updates prices, adds quote).
... * ECB's governing council to hold call this afternoon. * Aetna falls after Humana deal. * All 30 Dow components in the red.
NEW YORK, July 6 The pace of growth in the U.S. services ticked higher in June after dropping to a 13-month low in May, as reads on business activity and new orders improved, an industry report showed on Monday.
A new report from financial firm Markit has shown that the service sector has slipped for the third month in a row this June, signaling a potential weakness in GDP.
NEW YORK Aetna Inc (AET.N) Chief Executive Mark Bertolini said Monday he was confident an antitrust review of the company's proposed purchase of Humana Inc (HUM.