Trading on India 's largest equity bourse NSE was halted on Wednesday due to a technical glitch. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Finance has said that it's looking into the issue and has sought details of the technical glitch from the NSE.
NSE in a tweet said it shut all market segments at 11:40 am due to technical issues with telecom links which impacted their systems. NSE said it was working to fix the issue.
Currently, Nifty is stuck at 14,820.45-level up 112.65 points or 0.77 percent against previous close of 14,707.
BSE in a tweet said it continued to have normal trading in all segments today.
We are working on restoring the systems as soon as possible. In view of the above, all the segments have been closed at 11:40 and will be restored as soon as issue is resolved.— NSEIndia (@NSEIndia) February 24, 2021
NSE has multiple telecom links with two service providers to ensure redundancy. We have received communication from both the telecom service providers that there are issues with their links due to which there is an impact on NSE system.— NSEIndia (@NSEIndia) February 24, 2021