Price quotations for individual stocks listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) were not updating on Monday morning and investors could not place trades, in a problem that appeared to be widespread, four dealers said.
"Due to technical reasons in cash market, trading has been stopped in both Cash and F&O segment of NSE. The technical team of NSE is looking into the issue. Market re-open time will be intimated shortly," the exchange said in a statement.
"We are not shut for the full day. We are trying to address the issue," Divya Malik Lahiri, NSE's Head of Corporate Communications, told Reuters.
Her comments come after the exchange tried unsuccessfuly to re-open trading after technical issues prevented dealers from placing orders.
The NSE shut down trading in the futures & options (F&O) segment at 9:55am.
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