WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending in June advanced at its slowest pace in four months as demand for automobiles softened, suggesting the economy lost some momentum at the end of the second quarter.
... * Banking shares hit hard. * Limits on trading by Greeks weigh on market. * Economic outlook still bleak (Adds comments from European Commissioner Moscovici).
Nokia NOK -1.28 % 's digital mapping unit looks like an expensive safety feature for Germany's car makers. Audi, NSU 1.43 % BMW and Daimler on Monday emerged as victors after an intense bidding war for HERE.
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HSBC 581.3p +1.6p. Questor says Hold. The sale of HSBC's [LON:HSBA] Brazilian arm is the latest step in a retrenchment that could eventually see the banking giant up sticks and move its headquarters back to Hong Kong.