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NYSE Halts Trading Following Technical Issue

The New York Stock Exchange said an internal technical issue caused trading to halt Wednesday.

By Kate Grumke | July 8, 2015

On Wednesday, the New York Stock Exchange halted trading at about 11:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, and all open orders at the time were canceled.

An exchange spokesperson told reporters it was due to a technical error. Multiple outlets reported the halt would be temporary. (Video via CNBC)

At the same time, parts of The Wall Street Journal's website were temporarily down.

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The NASDAQ was still trading and did not report technical errors.

The New York Stock Exchange said in a tweet the technical issue was internal and was not the result of a hack.

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