Possible cyberattack on German exchange

Tuesday, 14. April 2020 12:06

A cyberattack could be responsible for a total outage on the Xetra trading system and website since 9.25 am CET, according to unconfirmed reports.

The Deutsche Boerse refused to comment on the possibility of a cyberattack and said it was still investigating the cause of the technical problem that caused the DAX to stop trading at 9:26 am CET.

Meanwhile, German stocks continued trading on the TradeGate exchange which was not affected by the issue.

Eurex, Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Zagreb and Ljubljana SE were also down as of 9:25 am CET.

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