US STOCKS-Wall Street rises on Apple-led tech gains

miércoles 14 de septiembre de 2016 11:30 GYT

* Apple rises for 3rd day in a row; boosts all indexes

* Ford drops after issuing disappointing 2017 forecast

* Indexes up: Dow 0.22 pct, S&P 0.31 pct, Nasdaq 0.64 pct (Adds details, comments, updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Wall Street rose on Wednesday, supported by gains in technology stocks and in tandem with the recent oscillation as investors fret over interest rates.

Apple shares were up 3.1 percent, giving the three major indexes their biggest boost and rising for the third day in a row on reports of strong demand positive review for the new iPhones.

The technology sector was up 0.8 percent, topping the eight gainers among the 10 major S&P 500 indexes.

U.S. stocks have swung wildly since Friday on contrasting comments from Federal Reserve officials on whether the central bank would raise interest rates at its Sept. 20-21 meeting.

The benchmark S&P 500 index fell 1.4 percent on Tuesday after having gained by a similar measure on Monday. The index had fallen 2.45 percent on Friday.   Continuación...