FILE - This April 22, 2010, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange.  Asian shares pushed higher Friday, June 19, 2015,  following a rally in U.S. markets, but China’s benchmark sank again on worries over the potential impact of a flurry of initial public offerings and moves by regulators to curb margin trading.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

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.