NSE extends trading hours after outage
- Reuters 01st Apr 2019 19:08:39 GMT +0300
The Nairobi Securities Exchange said it would extend trading to 5pm, from the usual 3pm, after it managed to resolve a technical hitch which stopped trading for most of the day.
The largest stock market in East Africa had earlier said a link to the central depository system, a back office which processes trades, had failed, leading to halting of all trading activities.
One market participant said trading had been unavailable for several hours during the day.
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The bourse said the services were restored just before 4pm.
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