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Market Extra: NYSE tracks glitch that caused Tuesday market chaos to ‘manual error’

The New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday said a “manual error” tied to its disaster-recovery system triggered wild price swings and trading halts that marred the previous session’s open, resulting in the busting of thousands of trades on numerous stocks and drawing the attention of regulators.

“The root cause was determined to be a manual error involving the Exchange’s Disaster Recovery configuration at system start of day,” the NYSE said in a statement. The NYSE said all exchange systems were operational. Wednesday’s open…

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