Trading activities resumed at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in the afternoon today after the system faced technical glitches in the morning that led to trade disruptions. An exchange spokesperson said trading resumed at 1230 hours and no problems are being faced. Investors faced problems in executing trades in the morning as technical glitches forced the exchange to stop trading in the cash as well as the F&O (futures and options) segments.
“Due to technical reasons in the cash market, trading has been stopped in cash and F&O segment of the NSE,” the exchange had said in a statement at around 1030 hours. The technical team of NSE is looking into the issue and market re-open time would be intimated shortly, it had said. A little later, NSE’s chief of business development Ravi Varanasi said normal market operations would reopen at 1115 hours.
However, as the technical issues persisted, there was a delay in resumption of normal trading. Operations finally resumed at 1230 hours. The spokesperson said cash and F&O segments are functioning normally, but a “display issue has been noticed which is being addressed”. A BSE spokesperson said the exchange is not facing any problems.
Earlier, brokers and those trading on the NSE had said stock prices did not get updated and there was also an issue in accessing the F&O segment. In a message posted on its website, the NSE had said the cash market segment shall reopen at 1215 hours and end at 1222-1223 hours. “Cash market segment normal market and F&O segment shall open at 1230 hours,” it had said.
The exchange had also said that in the F&O segment, members would be given a 15-minute window to cancel their outstanding orders and the window was to be available from 1215-1229 hours.