Trade on JSE’s Equity Market halted and now resumed

August 24, 2011


 

Johannesburg, 23 August 2011: The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) halted its Equity Market at 15:47 today for half an hour as the JSE lost connectivity on its international links to the trading system at the London Stock Exchange.

The JSE is working with its service provider on the cause of the connectivity issues and resumed trading at 16h20.

The JSE apologises for any inconvenience caused to clients. Further information will follow.

About JSE Limited
As South Africa’s only full service securities exchange, the JSE connects buyers and sellers in four different financial markets, namely equities, equity derivatives, commodity derivatives and interest rate instruments. The JSE Ltd offers the investor a truly first world trading environment, with world class technology, surveillance and settlement in an emerging market context. It is amongst the top 20 largest equities exchanges in terms of market capitalisation in the world.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

JSE
Victoria Williams / Renata Da Silva
Corporate Communications Consultants
Tel: 011 463 2198 /
Email: victoria@corpcom.co.za  / renata@corpcom.co.za