Nasdaq Halts Trading Due To Technical Problem

A technical glitch has halted trading on the Nasdaq.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Nasdaq announced the halt at 12:15 p.m. ET on Thursday and, as of 1 p.m., it was still suspended.

The newspaper says the issue stems from a data feed that provides market data for Nasdaq-listed securities.

“We are monitoring the situation and are in close contact with the exchanges,” SEC spokesman John Nester told Reuters.

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