CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Pfizer, banks lead Wall St lower; presidential debate eyed
(Corrects to "15.5 percent" from "1.9 percent" in paragraph 12)
* Pfizer falls after abandoning plan to split
* U.S. presidential debate kicks off at 9:00 p.m. ET
* Deutsche Bank down, weighs on U.S. financials
* Indexes down: Dow 0.70 pct, S&P 0.62 pct, Nasdaq 0.72 pct
By Yashaswini Swamynathan
Sept 26 (Reuters) - Losses on Wall Street deepened in volatile trading on Monday, as Pfizer led a decline in healthcare stocks and Deutsche Bank pulled financials down, with investors awaiting the first U.S. presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Pfizer fell 1.5 percent after it decided against splitting into two. The stock was the biggest drag on the S&P 500 healthcare index, whose 1.1 percent decline was the steepest among the nine declining S&P sectors.
Deutsche Bank's U.S-listed shares fell as much as 7.1 percent to a record low of $11.84 and triggered declines among big Wall Street banks after a German magazine said Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out state assistance for the lender. Continuación...