US STOCKS-Wall St falls on simmering Greece worries, tepid data

jueves 2 de julio de 2015 15:22 GYT

* IMF warns Greece needs debt extension

* June U.S. nonfarm payrolls increase less than expected

* Average hourly earnings unchanged

* Seven of the 10 S&P sectors down

* Indexes down: Dow 0.24 pct, S&P 0.13 pct, Nasdaq 0.21 pct (Updates prices, changes byline)

By Sinead Carew

July 2 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks extended losses on Thursday after the International Monetary Fund warned Greece may need a large debt write-off, and muted U.S. jobs data dampened the economic outlook.

Seven of the 10 major S&P sectors were in the red in late afternoon trading, after a positive opening on the last day of trading before a long weekend.

IMF's warning comes as Greece readies for a Sunday referendum on an international bailout deal that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has urged voters to reject.   Continuación...