The Wall Street Journal: CME Group futures trading resumes after hours-long halt

Electronic trading across CME Group Inc.’s futures markets resumed late Tuesday after technical problems triggered an hourslong trading halt.

The problem started at 7:39 p.m. Eastern time and trading across all markets on CME’s electronic platform was halted about 28 minutes later, according to a CME spokeswoman.

The Chicago-based company CME, +0.35% is the world’s largest exchange operator by market capitalization, offering futures and options contracts for an array of assets, including soybeans, wheat, crude oil and U.S. stocks. Trading on Nymex, Comex and the CBOT were also affected by the glitch.

There were no live quotes for e-mini S&P 500 futures for three hours starting at around 7:40 p.m.

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