Borsa Istanbul shuts down due to technical problem
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
DAILY NEWS photoAn unexplained technological problem shut down trading at Turkey’s stock exchange Borsa Istanbul one and a half hour earlier than regular closing time.
The stock exchange said the problem hasn't been solved yet and it will announce the opening time later.
The transactions halted around 10.50 while the main index was at 66,536 points after losing 1.18 percent since the opening.
Borsa Istanbul issued a statement at the Public Disclosure Platform, saying the transactions are suspended due to technical reasons related with share market.
In a follow-up statement the stock exchange said the noon session would begin at a later time that was not specified.
The BIST noted all orders issued and transactions processed until the shutdown of the system will be valid.