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Published on 16/04/2018 2:16:52 PM | Source: Reuters

Trading at India`s NCDEX halted after fire erupts at company headquarters

Posted in Commodity Top News| #India #NCDEX #Industry

MUMBAI  - Trading on India's National Commodity And Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) was temporarily suspended on Monday afternoon after a fire erupted in the basement of its headquarters in Mumbai, a company spokesman told Reuters.

The suspension at NCDEX - the second-largest commodities exchange in the country - affected trading of mainly soybean, soyoil and chickpeas.

Trading was halted at around 12:15 p.m. (0645 GMT), according to two dealers. No other details were immediately available.

(Reporting by Rajendra Jadhav; Writing by Abhirup Roy; Editing by Swati Bhat)