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Istanbul Bourse to Resume Trading After Technical Fault

March 02, 2012

The Istanbul Stock Exchange will resume trading at 2 p.m. after morning trading was halted because of a technical fault.

The Exchange will hold a 20-minute opening session from 2 p.m. to 2:20 p.m., to collect orders in the first 15 minutes and settle prices in the remaining five minutes, and start normal trading at 2:20 p.m., it said on its website.

The Exchange will also start holding closing sessions for trading between 5:17 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. from today, it said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Aydan Eksin in Istanbul at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Shaji Mathew at

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