US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St closes down in rocky session on Amazon losses

NEW YORK, March 28 (Reuters) - Wall Street closed lower after a rocky session on Wednesday as gains in defensive sectors were eclipsed by a sharp fall in Amazon shares and declines in technology stocks.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 9.29 points, or 0.04 percent, to 23,848.42, the S&P 500 lost 7.62 points, or 0.29 percent, to 2,605 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 59.58 points, or 0.85 percent, to 6,949.23. (Reporting by Stephen Culp Editing by James Dalgleish)