Moscow Exchange experiences derivatives trading interruption

Moscow Exchange, or Moskovskaya Birzha OAO (MCX:MOEX), the biggest platform for trading Forex, stocks and derivatives in Russia, earlier today experienced issues related to its derivatives segment.

Trading on the derivatives market was halted for nearly half an hour, from 11:23 MSK to 11:50 MSK. The cause is being investigated.

The trading system is already available for order withdrawal.

The Moscow Exchange has experienced problems with its derivatives trading infrastructure several times over the past couple of months. On June 29, 2015, transmission of market data was interrupted for a short time, whereas on June 15, 2015, trading on this market was suspended for more than two hours.

To view MOEX’s announcement on derivatives trading resumption, click here.

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