US STOCKS-Wall St falls as financials slide; oil prices recover

miércoles 24 de febrero de 2016 14:22 GYT

* Big banks fall; weigh on financial sector

* JP Morgan down after signalling rough first quarter

* Crude prices recoup losses

* Boeing down after Goldman cuts price target

* Indexes down: Dow 0.69 pct, S&P 0.62 pct, Nasdaq 0.33 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Feb 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were lower on Wednesday, dragged down by financial stocks, as plunging oil prices, low interest rates and turbulent global markets take a toll on banks.

The S&P financial sector, already the worst performing sector this year, fell 1.5 percent and was the biggest loser among the 10 major sectors on the S&P 500.

Shares of Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup were among the worst hit.   Continuación...