NYSE Arca says 'inadvertently' sent regulatory halts after glitch

April 2, 2015 6:07 PM

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April 2 (Reuters) - Intercontinental Exchange Inc's NYSE Arca said on Thursday that it "inadvertently" sent out regulatory halts in around 160 exchange-traded funds and notes on Tuesday after a glitch interrupted trading on the electronic trading platform.

The error meant that investors were unable to buy or sell some of the most heavily-traded U.S. ETFs and ETNs on any exchange for a little over nine minutes on Tuesday. Some of the securities experienced multiple further halts following the initial stoppage due to large price swings that left some in...

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