Posts tagged Flash Crash

So where's the trade halt

April 27, 2012, 5:20 a.m. cse , Flash Crash , MPI , Trade Halt

Call it the Colombo Lies Exchange, the Colombo Jokes Exchange or all it whatever you want but please don't call it the Colombo Stock Exchange for that would be a grave insult to the real stock exchanges elsewhere in the world. Milanka Price Index down 10%This is a screenshot of the CSE home page cap ...

A convenient excuse

Nov. 25, 2011, 5:06 p.m. cse , DIST , Flash Crash , Liquidity , MPI , Trade Halt

Today trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange was halted when the Milanka Price Index dropped by more than 5.13% in a day. A 5% drop is nothing for a stock exchange to be ashamed about these days when markets across the world are tumbling. But this is the CSE, which had only six weeks ago had claimed ...