A technical glitch forced the New York Stock Exchange to suspend trading for more than three hours on Wednesday in the biggest outage to strike a U.S. financial market in nearly two years, unnerving investors already rattled by the meltdown in Chinese stocks and the Greek debt crisis.
The exchange, a unit of Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE.N), said the halt, which occurred shortly after 11:30 a.m. EDT and lasted until 3:10 p.m., was not the result of a cyberattack. Other exchanges were trading normally. Read more
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