SEATTLE - NationsBank Corp. will continue to boost its consumer and middle-market banking businesses, and does not intend to become a wholesale, money-center-style institution, chairman Hugh McColl said in an interview.

"I'd say that (the money-center image) is a misconception," Mr. McColl said. "If you look at the figures, what you'll see is that the percentage of our business in consumer banking and areas like mortgage banking, auto finance, and commercial finance is growing in double digits.

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