US STOCKS-Wall St turns negative as IMF warns on Greece

jueves 2 de julio de 2015 12:13 GYT

* IMF warns Greece needs debt extension

* June nonfarm payrolls increase less than expected

* Average hourly earnings unchanged

* Six of the 10 S&P sectors down

* Indexes down: Dow 0.12 pct, S&P 0.09 pct, Nasdaq 0.27 pct (Changes quote, updates prices)

By Sweta Singh

July 2 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks turned negative after the International Monetary Fund warned Greece may need a further large debt writeoff, and weak U.S. jobs data dampened the economic outlook.

Six of the 10 major S&P sectors were in the red by midday, after opening positive.

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...