LONDON (Reuters) – Alternate operator Euronext
mentioned it halted buying and selling in all its money and derivatives merchandise on Monday because of a technical difficulty, affecting equities buying and selling in Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris.
“We’re working to resolve this difficulty and we are going to present an replace as quickly as attainable relating to the anticipated pre-opening time and resumption of buying and selling,” Euronext, which operates the CAC, mentioned.
A spokesperson for the corporate declined to supply additional particulars on the rationale or the anticipated length of the outage.
France’s blue-chip index CAC 40 <.FCHI> was up 0.8% at 4,976.15 factors earlier than the halt. Germany’s DAX <.GDAXI> and London’s FTSE 100 <.FTSE> have all drifted decrease within the final half-hour.
The outage follows a extreme one on the Tokyo Inventory Alternate earlier this month, which introduced inventory markets in Japan to an entire standstill, within the worst-ever outage for the world’s third-largest fairness market.
(Reporting by Thyagaraju Adinarayan; Enhancing by Dhara Ranasinghe, Emelia Sithole-Matarise and Tomasz Janowski)
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