Moscow. October 15. Moscow exchange has resumed trading on the derivatives market in 19:05 after a failure. Trading session will be extended until 19:25.
Requests for waiver of the expiration of options and the expiration of options out of the money will be accepted till 19:30. An additional evening session will start at 19:45.
Trading on the derivatives market was suspended at 18:10. As reported by one of the participants of the financial market, on Thursday is the expiration of monthly options on securities.
“Around 6 p.m. we noticed that the positions in the exchange terminal does not correspond to the actual positions of the clients, then trading was suspended. What “crawling” position, suggests that the failure is serious and the elimination of its consequences may take a long time”, – said the Agency interlocutor.
The last time trading at the Moscow stock exchange was suspended less than a month ago, September 21, 2015. Then the reason was a software bug that appeared after the opening of trading.