Suggestions of sabotage at LSE 'ridiculous' says IT consultancy


It is "ridiculous" to assert the trading disruptions at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) at the start of November were caused by sabotage, says one consultancy source.

The LSE closed its pan-European multilateral trading facility trading platform, Turquoise, for just over two hours on November 2, and issued a statement at the time saying: "Preliminary investigations indicate this human error might have occurred in suspicious circumstances."

However, one source at a European IT consultancy

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