US STOCKS-Drop in oil sends Wall Street sliding

martes 13 de septiembre de 2016 16:30 GYT
 

* Oil prices fall as much as 3 pct on IEA, OPEC comments

* Banks decline as rate hike odds ebb

* Apple sole Dow gainer on strong demand for new iPhones

* Indexes end down: Dow 1.41 pct, S&P 1.48 pct, Nasdaq 1.09 pct (Updates to close)

By Noel Randewich

Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, with energy shares slammed by lower oil prices and financials dropping on diminished prospects of a near-term rate hike.

The selloff was broad, with all 10 major S&P 500 sectors in the red and every Dow Jones industrial average component except Apple declining.

The energy index's 2.86-percent slide led declines as oil prices tumbled as much as 3 percent after both the IEA and OPEC said the global crude glut would persist.

Three U.S. Federal Reserve officials on Monday took a dovish stance on interest rates, in contrast to more aggressive comments from other officials in the past two weeks.   Continuación...