... * HSI +0.4 pct, H-shares +0.4 pct, CSI300 +0.3 pct. * China's 3 largest carriers rise after deal on telecoms-tower firm. * Auto sector strong again as govt encourages 'green' cars.
(Repeats story moved on July 13 with no changes). By Karen Freifeld and Aruna Viswanatha. NEW YORK, July 13 (Reuters) - Citigroup agreed to pay $7 billion to resolve a U.S.
US stocks managed to score modest gains on Friday, but the S&P 500 posted its biggest weekly drop since April as investors showed only mild enthusiasm after getting their first glimpses of earnings.
Samsung Electronics Co. (005930), the world's largest smartphone maker, said it suspended a supplier in China after finding evidence of illegal hiring.
Whiting Petroleum Corporation on Sunday said it would buy Kodiak Oil & Gas Corporation for $3.8 billion in stock, and assume $2.2 billion of Kodiak's debt.