US STOCKS-Wall St moves lower as global growth worries resurface

martes 6 de octubre de 2015 11:41 GYT

* IMF cuts global growth view for second time

* DuPont jumps as CEO resigns; helps prop up Dow

* Health stocks resume decline

* Dow up 0.18 pct, S&P down 0.31 pct, Nasdaq down 0.95 pct (Adds details, comments)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 6 (Reuters) - The S&P and the Nasdaq fell on Tuesday morning as worries about economic growth resurfaced at U.S. companies begin to report quarterly results, while a surge in DuPont helped the Dow move higher.

DuPont rose 11.1 percent to $56.96 after CEO Ellen Kullman said she would step down. The stock gave the biggest boost to the S&P and the Dow, where it added nearly 38 points.

The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for a second time this year, citing weak commodity prices and a slowdown in China.

The market had gained for two days after a weak U.S. jobs report of Friday lowered the chances of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates this year, meaning the era of near-zero interest rates would continue.   Continuación...