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NSE operations return to normal; system improvement in works

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Top bourse today said its operations have returned to normalcy after yesterday's technical glitch and emphasised that it would work towards improving its systems to avoid any such incident in the future.

Trading activities on the country's largest exchange were halted for over three hours yesterday following the glitch. Trading was stopped in and Futures and Options (F&O) segments.

In a statement, (NSE) said its segment opened and functioned normally today without any hitch. Besides, derivative and currency segments functioned normally.

The settlements in the and derivative markets too went through smoothly, it added.

Besides, said it will continue to work towards improving its systems to avoid any recurrence of such eventualities in the future.

"is grateful for the support and cooperation from all stakeholders during the technical issue yesterday. Without their support, it would not have been possible to overcome the problem and resume normal trading," it added.

NSE's benchmark Nifty 50 index today finished at a fresh record high of 9,786.05. It also hit an all time intra-day high of 9,830.05

A total of 97.4 lakh trades took place in the cash segment at a value of Rs 26,456 crore and 14,483.62 lakh shares were traded.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 19:32 IST