New York, June 28 :  US stocks closed lower as Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) continued to weigh on the market.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 260.51 points, or 1.50 per cent, to 17,140.24 on Monday. The S&P 500 shed 36.87 points, or 1.50 per cent, to 2,000.54, Xinhua news agency reported. (Read: European Union to remain united despite Brexit: Lithuanian president)

The Nasdaq Composite Index plunged 113.54 points, or 2.41 per cent, to 4,594.44.