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Moscow Exchange, or Moskovskaya Birzha OAO (MCX:MOEX), has just confirmed problems at its Forex, derivatives and stock markets.
The Exchange addressed the public via social networks (https://vk.com/moscow_exchange), as its corporate website (https://moex.com) is not functioning either. In the beginning, it displayed a message saying that the page is outdated. Currently, it shows a message, explaining that there is an emergency situation at the Forex, derivatives and stock markets.
Tech issues persist at MOEX. 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.