The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all fell more than 1 percent late on Wednesday, with technology shares among the top decliners.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 88.87 points, or 0.90 percent, at 9,781.43. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was down 9.44 points, or 0.91 percent, at 1,031.80. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was down 23.89 points, or 1.12 percent, at 2,111.29. The Dow and S&P 500 briefly were down more than 1 percent.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Kenneth Barry)