Tokyo Stock Exchange suspends day's trade after worst-ever system glitch

Topics Tokyo | Stock exchanges


Share trading in Japan was suspended for the entire day on Thursday after the Tokyo Stock Exchange suffered its worst technical outage in history, leaving investors unsure when trading will resume in the world's third-largest stock market. The trading halt frustrated investors who were jockeying to buy back shares after the first U.

S. presidential debate, and undermined the exchange's credibility just as new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga makes the country's digitalisation a top priority. "Stocks were expected to rebound.....

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