FXStreet (Mumbai) - The stock markets in the US extended the risk-off sentiment seen in the Asian and European equities after a weak china data renewed growth concerns and led to a fresh sell-off in oil/commodity prices. At the time of writing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was down 0.90% or 153 points. The S&P 500 was down 0.80% or 16 points. Early in the US session, the S&P futures were down more than 1%. Meanwhile, the tech-heavy Nasdaq index was down 0.60%. Except Biotechnology stocks; up 0.74%; all other DJIA indices were trading in the red. Oil and Gas index was down 1.37%. Basic Materials and Industrials were down more than 1%. All 30 DJIA stocks traded in red. Caterpillar was down 2% and was the top index loser. Other major losers were Boeing, Exxon Mobil, Ciso and Chevron. Across the pond, the Stoxx 600 index was down 1.66%. For more information, read our latest forex news.