US STOCKS-Wall Street weighed down by Apple

jueves 8 de septiembre de 2016 11:41 GYT
 

* Apple shares fall the most since Brexit vote result

* ECB leaves monetary policy unchanged

* Weekly jobless claims fell to 259,000 last week

* Indexes down: Dow 0.3 pct, S&P 0.28 pct, Nasdaq 0.45 pct (Adds details, comments, updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Sept 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were lower on Thursday as a drop in Apple shares weighed, a day after the tech giant unveiled the new iPhone 7 that failed to impress Wall Street.

Apple fell 2.2 percent to $105.98, its steepest decline since June 24 when the markets witnessed a broad selloff following the Brexit vote result.

The S&P 500 information technology index fell 0.6 percent and was the biggest loser among the benchmark's 10 major sectors.

However, oil prices soared more than 3 percent, limiting some losses on Wall Street. The S&P energy index rose 1.18 percent.   Continuación...