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Technical glitch halts Tuesday trading at Kenyan bourse
Last Updated: 2019-01-09 11:15 | Xinhua
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Kenyan Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) stopped trading on Tuesday following a technical hitch that affected the entire day's activities at the equities and bond segments.

The NSE's Head of Brand and Corporate Affairs Waithera Mwai-Ireri said in a statement that trading stopped at about 11:52 a.m. local time, resulting into a market halt.

"The NSE wishes to notify market participants, investors, key stakeholders and the general public that trading at the NSE has been temporarily halted due to a technical hitch which occurred on Jan. 8. The aforementioned has affected trading of equities resulting in a market halt," said Mwai-Ireri.

He assured that the NSE's technical teams are working to resolve the issue in the shortest time possible, with the intention to restore normal trading hours by Jan. 9.

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