Moscow exchange has suspended trading in the foreign exchange market


The Moscow exchange suspended trading in the foreign exchange market and precious metals market — the message on it appeared on the website of the exchange at 12:53. Trading resumed at 13:10.

The cause of the failure was “a hardware error of the server of the trading system the currency market”. “Made a quick switching to the backup server. Trading system was unavailable for 13 minutes,” — said the press service of the Moscow exchange.

At the beginning of November on the website of the Moscow exchange has failed due to the increased load. Later his work was restored.

Last time, the Moscow exchange has suspended trading in April 2016. Then it touched the urgent market participants could submit bids via the Internet for 40 minutes. “We have seen that some brokers have been experiencing problems with connecting to the site, so I decided to suspend the auction”, — told the then managing Director of communications, Moscow exchange, Andrey Braginsky. Difficulties explained software failure in the servers access to the derivatives market.

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