US STOCKS-Indexes recover in the aftermath of Brussels blasts

martes 22 de marzo de 2016 12:25 GYT

* Explosions in Brussels kill at least 30 people

* Airline stocks hit hardest

* Gold jumps about 1 pct

* Apple biggest boost to the three indexes

* Dow down 0.22 pct, S&P down 0.19 pct, Nasdaq up 0.03 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

By Abhiram Nandakumar and Tanya Agrawal

March 22 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were little changed on Tuesday as investors shied away from risk following attacks in Brussels that killed at least 30 people and triggered security alerts across Europe.

A rise in shares of Apple and healthcare stocks helped support the market after the explosions at Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train.

European markets fell, while traditional safe havens gold and government bonds firmed as reports of the events in the de facto capital of the European Union unfolded. Airline and travel-related stocks were the worst hit.   Continuación...