Moscow Exchange registers another derivatives trading interruption

Moscow Exchange, or Moskovskaya Birzha MMVB-RTS PAO (MCX:MOEX), the biggest platform for trading shares, derivatives and Forex in Russia, today registered another derivatives trading interruption.

Trading in derivatives was halted today at 18:10 (Moscow time) and resumed later – at 19:05 (Moscow time).

Cancellation of earlier orders was possible after 18:50 (Moscow time). As a result of the interruption, the trading session was extended to 19:25.

Today’s derivatives market problems at MOEX come after a set of similar disruptions registered over the past months.

Most recently, on September 21, 2015, derivatives trading on the exchange was suspended for more than two hours. Before that – on September 8, 2015, MOEX suffered a trading outage that affected the derivatives, money, Forex and equity&bond markets. Previously, on September 1, 2015, trading on the Equity & Bond markets was interrupted for half an hour. On August 12, 2015, trading on the derivatives market was suspended for nearly half an hour, from 11:23 MSK to 11:50 MSK. On June 29, 2015, transmission of market data was halted for a short time, whereas on June 15, 2015, trading on this market was interrupted for more than two hours.

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