Moscow exchange has restored trading on the derivatives market

Monday, April 25, at 12:15 Moscow time, the Moscow exchange has resumed trading on the derivatives market. Trading platform has suspended trading at 11:20 GMT due to the fact that some brokers could not connect to exchange.

Resumption of trading at first it was scheduled for 12:10 GMT.

“We have seen that some brokers have been experiencing problems with connecting to the site, so I decided to suspend the auction”, — said earlier the managing Director of communications, Moscow exchange, Andrey Braginsky.

Earlier during the 40-minute bidders who are connecting to the exchange via the Internet, could not submit bids on the futures market. Then Braginsky said that the problems with access to the derivatives market arose “from a few dozen small bidders”, which are connected via the Internet. “The rest of the bidders, including major brokers, any problems did not arise,” he said, adding that only the pad is connected to more than 2 thousand participants of the auction.

“Until we understand whether you have problems connecting brokers with the morning situation,” said Braginsky. According to him, employees of the exchange now trying to find out the cause of a problem.

In December 2015 there have been several failures on the Moscow exchange. 29 Dec trading on the derivatives market were stopped after a clearing session. Problem with access to exchange was observed on 21 December, when the users connected to the Moscow exchange via the Internet have lost touch with the marketplace. The website was unavailable for 1 hour 20 minutes. All trading system is working properly. Before this crashing happened on 15 December, when the decision to suspend was made after the problems with the distribution of market data.

September 8, 2015 was the largest for all time of the crash on the Moscow exchange: trading were halted in the stock, currency and derivatives markets. Didn’t work and the online trading platform. Suspension of trading stock exchange explained the failure of network equipment installed in the data center M1.