UPDATE 4-DaimlerChrysler Q2 profit slumps, keeps outlook


(Adds details on Mercedes, Renault, updates shares) By Madeline Chambers FRANKFURT, July 24 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler core profits sank by nearly two thirds in the second quarter, hit by losses at its U.S. Chrysler arm, but the drop was not as bad as feared and the auto giant clung to its full-year profit guidance. The world's fifth-biggest carmaker, which issued a shock profit warning last month due to Chrysler's troubles, said on Thursday second-quarter operating profit dropped 62 ...

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