The National Stock Exchange re-opened following a technical glitch which led to halt in trading across the equity and equity futures and option segments. The National Stock Exchange and BSE will remain open till 5:00 pm. The National Stock Exchange benchmark – Nifty 50 index rose 0.6 per cent or 88 points to 14,800 after re-opening and Sensex climbed 308 points to 50,059.
Earlier in the day, National Stock Exchange had cancelled all open orders of equity, equity futures and option and currency futures after trading was halted. Traders were worried about their positions a day ahead of the monthly expiry of derivative contracts for February, analysts said.