NEW YORK — A technical issue has triggered a system-wide halt to trading leaving investors unable to buy and sell securities.
“We’re currently experiencing a technical issue that we’re working to resolve as quickly as possible,” a spokeswoman for the NYSE said in a statement. “We will be providing further updates as soon as we can, and are doing our utmost to produce a swift resolution, communicate thoroughly and transparently, and ensure a timely and orderly market re-open.”
This issue comes after United Airlines ground all its planes following a computer issue. The Wall Street Journal websites is also not working. No link has been made to connect the three issues.
Stocks stopped trading on the NYSE at after 11:30 a.m. EST.