PARIS, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Management of HSBC in France on Thursday denied rumors about the bank's exit from retail banking in the country in a message to staff, a union source said.
"We have just received a denial of the rumors by the general management," the union source told Reuters.
The Wall Street Journal reported the plan on Wednesday.
HSBC was not immediately available for a comment.
(Reporting by Maya Nikolaeva in Paris and Lawrence White in London; Editing by Richard Lough)