The New York Stock Exchange has halted trading after experiencing due to reported tech issues.
Apart from "tech issues" it is unknown exactly what caused the problems and how long it will take for them to be resolved.
"We're currently experiencing a technical issue that we're working to resolve as quickly as possible," said a spokesperson for the NYSE in a statement. "We will be providing further updates as soon as we can, and are doing our utmost to produce a swift resolution, communicate thoroughly and transparently, and ensure a timely and orderly market re-open."
The news comes only a few hours after United Airlines experienced technical issues resulting in all United flights in the U.S. being grounded for over an hour, and causing United to scramble in an effort to make up for all the delays.
Update: The NYSE has confirmed that the technical issues are not related to a security breach of any kind, but rather an internal issue that caused the NYSE to choose to suspend trading to avoid further problems arising as a result of the issues.
Update 2: The NYSE has scheduled times for trading to begin again, with primairies only to begin trading at 3:05, and everything else to resume at 3:10. Closing auctions will reportedly continue as normal.
This story is breaking and will be updated as more news is released.