Saturday February 22, 2020

Market Week

Your guide to what's going on

24th August, 2013
New York's Nasdaq was halted by a three-hour power outage.

**Market blackout:** A three-hour power outage that halted trading on New York's Nasdaq exchange sent shivers through financial markets last week as traders wondered whether a panic would start when business resumed. In the end, nothing dramatic happened, but the blackout underscored how precarious computer-run trading can be. US regulators are now considering whether to hold exchanges and clearing houses more accountable for outages.


**Thank you, goodbye:** Investors seemed delighted with the news that Microsoft...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 1 month ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago