Tech Glitch Delays Trading at LSE

Trading in FTSE stocks was suspended for one hour and forty minutes after a technical glitch at the London Stock Exchange

James Gard 16 August, 2019 | 11:19AM

London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange had a delayed start to trading of nearly two hours on Friday morning due to technical problems.

While the exact cause of the problem is yet unknown, normal trading commenced at 9:40am, rather than the usual 8am start for the UK stock market. The LSE said a technical software issue was thought to be behind the outage.

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