US STOCKS-Wall St flat as Apple cushions impact of Brussels blasts

martes 22 de marzo de 2016 11:12 GYT

* Explosions in Brussels kill 34 people

* Airline stocks hit hardest

* Gold jumps about 1 pct

* Apple biggest boost to the three indexes

* Dow down 0.14 pct, S&P down 0.04 pct, Nasdaq up 0.13 pct (Adds details, changes comment, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar and Tanya Agrawal

March 22 (Reuters) - Wall Street was little changed in late-morning trading on Tuesday as the ripples of the deadly explosions in Brussels were limited by a 1 percent rise in Apple and gains in healthcare stocks.

Apple was the biggest boost on the three indexes.

At least 34 people were killed in twin attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital, triggering security alerts across western Europe.   Continuación...