Markets are crashing.
The CME has halted pricing as U.S. markets fall
Pricing on U.S. indices has been disabled by exchanges following a significant plunge. It is expected to be a temporary issue, however, this means the total market impact won’t be clear until pricing resumes. As there is no price to fill positions at, open trades cannot be closed, and new ones cannot be opened.
Earlier today, exchange circuit breakers were triggered after a 5% drop in U.S. stocks — the maximum markets can fall overnight. Saudi Arabia has waged an oil price war against Russia, resulting in the worst trading day for oil in almost 30 years.
How long will this last, and what happens next?
It is unclear, but we expect a resolution from exchanges throughout the course of the day. When pricing resumes, orders will be filled at those current market prices.
Will this be a once-off?
Pricing may come and go until the market normalizes.