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Trading at NCDEX halted after fire erupts at company’s headquarters


MUMBAI: Trading on 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.

Source: Economic Times