US STOCKS-Wall St sings Brexit blues, set for brutal two-day drop

lunes 27 de junio de 2016 14:54 GYT

* Indexes tracking for worst two-day dip since August

* Materials, energy, financial shares hit hard

* JPMorgan, BofA among biggest drags on S&P 500

* Indexes down: Dow 1.57 pct, S&P 1.85 pct, Nasdaq 2.45 pct (Updates to late afternoon)

By Lewis Krauskopf

June 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street slid sharply again on Monday after Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union, putting major U.S. stock indexes on track for their worst two-day swoon in about 10 months.

All three main indexes were down at least 1.5 percent in the wake of Thursday's referendum that has roiled global markets and led investors to seek safe-haven assets.

The Nasdaq fell more than 2 percent, underperforming the other major indexes, amid fears that fallout from Britain's decision could hit business investment spending in the technology sector.

Along with tech, materials, energy and financials were the worst-performing sectors.   Continuación...