CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St trims gains as Greece debt default looms

martes 30 de junio de 2015 13:24 GYT

(Corrects to make clear that Anthony Conroy previously worked with Convergex in paragraph 4; removes reference to record high in paragraph 6)

* June consumer confidence rises higher than expected

* U.S. home prices rise slower than expected in April

* Merkel says she does not expect fresh developments

* Indexes up: Dow 0.41 pct, S&P 0.47 pct, Nasdaq 0.69 pct

By Sweta Singh

June 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks shed some of their early gains on Tuesday as nervous investors wondered whether last-minute talks would produce a bailout deal that would keep Greece in the euro.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 were up about 0.4 percent on the last day of the second quarter, nearly halving early gains.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers she did not expect any new developments, appearing to dash hopes of a deal before Greece defaults on a 1.6 billion euro payment to the IMF.   Continuación...