US stocks slide amid volatile markets

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 - 8:45


Shares on Wall Street closed lower on Monday, following a volatile session for Europe's stock markets.

Analysts said investors remained nervous about slowing global growth, uncertainty about US interest rates and further falls in oil prices.

Greece's financial stocks were down more than 20% as the wider Athens Stock Exchange hit its lowest level since 1991.

US stocks recovered some of their early losses but tech shares were hit hard.