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Colombo Stock Exchange Halts Trading After ‘Hardware Breakdown’

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Sept. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Trading on Sri Lanka’s Colombo Stock Exchange was halted today after a “hardware breakdown,” Chief Executive Officer Surekha Sellahewa said in a telephone interview today.

It may take another two hours for the “system to be restored,” she said, without elaborating.

The benchmark Colombo All Share Index last traded at 6,886.88, up 0.2 percent, at 9:34 a.m., according to exchange data.

Link to Company News: {JKH SL <Equity> CN}

To contact the reporter on this story: Anusha Ondaatjie in Colombo at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Hari Govind at

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