LSE Turquoise Platform Crashes “Suspiciously”

"Suspicious human action" has been identified as the cause of yesterday's trading disruption on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) Group's pan-European MTF (multilateral trading facility), Turquoise.

"In these early stages, there's a potential it could be in suspicious circumstances," explained an LSE spokesperson, with reference to the outage.

An apparent network problem saw trading curtailed for just over two hours between 08.23 and 10.30 GMT.

After a preliminary investigation, the LSE has

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