Reuters outage raises BCP questions

Business Continuity

Some services were back up after the close of London trading at 8.34pm, although others, such as historical news data, were left with gaps for the rest of the week. Because of the timing, traders in the US time-zones were hardest hit.

"It was a pain," said one currency trader at a US bank in New York. "It left a lot of people with no idea where the market was."

The problems were replicated in Chicago. "There has been lower volatility," reported a trader at one investment firm. "A lot of banks

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