FILE PHOTO: The Wall Street sign is pictured at the New York Stock exchange (NYSE) in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., March 9, 2020. (Photo: Agencies)
NEW YORK - Wall Street stocks finished sharply lower, with large tech shares suffering another drubbing in a broadening sell-off that also hit energy and financial companies.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 2.3 percent, or around 630 points, to close at 27,500.89.
The broad-based S&P 500 shed 2.8 percent to 3,331.84, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index slumped 4.1 percent to 10,847.69. The Nasdaq has declined 10 percent in the last three sessions after hitting the last in a series of records on September 2.