Error Causes Micex-RTS to Stop Accepting Bids for Seven Minutes

Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) -- The Moscow Micex-RTS Exchange didn’t accept new bids for general market trading for seven minutes today following an operational error, according to a statement on its website.

The bourse didn’t accept bids between 3:34 p.m. and 3:41 p.m. local time, the exchange said.

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