US STOCKS-Wall Street weighed down by Apple

jueves 8 de septiembre de 2016 13:02 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 0.2 pct, S&P 0.18 pct, Nasdaq 0.39 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

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

Apple fell 2.3 percent to $105.82, its steepest decline since June 24 when Britain's vote to leave the European Union unleashed a massive selloff.

The world's most valuable public company also said it would not release first-weekend sales of the new iPhone, limiting analysts' early visibility into the popularity of the product.

The S&P 500 information technology index fell 0.85 percent and was the biggest loser among the benchmark's 10 major sectors.   Continuación...