The mistake resulted in the share price of Britain’s largest bank rising more than 10 per cent

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Another day, another humbling for the London Stock Exchange, which saw trading disrupted on Friday for hours on end by a computer glitch. The bourse was open for business yesterday, but had you sought to get to its internet site via Google, you would have come across a problem. It was being blocked as an "attack site" – one where the search engine had noted suspicious behaviour, such as viruses being downloaded on to visitors' computers. We know these financial types get up to all sorts, but we didn't have the LSE down as cyber attackers.

Traders frustrated as IT glitch crashes LSE

Bosses at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) were left with red faces yesterday after a technical glitch brought trading down for the entire morning, the second time it has suffered IT problems in a week.

Market Report: Broker's U-turn pushes Arm Holdings higher

Traders may have been left twiddling their thumbs yesterday morning after a technical glitch stopped trading on the London Stock Exchange, but once things got going Arm Holdings managed to power ahead as analysts from Bank of America Merrill Lynch ate humble pie.

Technical glitch halts LSE trading

A major technical glitch at the London Stock Exchange left investors frustrated today after trading was suspended for more than four hours.

Business Diary: Double-entry crew head for the exit

Accountancy may be boring, but at least its safe and secure – once people are in they tend to have jobs for life. Why then, in this uncertain climate, are the employees of the big four accountancy firms so miserable? They want to leave their jobs more than any other City workers according to It's a website featuring alternatives to City jobs and it staff can see whose employees are looking at it most often: the top four are PWC, KPMG, Ernst & Young and Deloitte. Maybe security isn't attractive as people think.

Ocado suffers as John Lewis sells its stake

Just days after celebrating its first quarterly profit, shares in Ocado plunged as the John Lewis Partnership's pension fund sold its remaining stake in the online grocer.

David Prosser: The London Stock Exchange struggles to stay with the pace

Outlook For those who do not follow the relatively arcane world of international stock exchanges, the news that the London Stock Exchange, the grand-daddy of them all, is no longer a Premier League player in its industry may come as a surprise. But that is the truth of the matter: assuming the deal with TMX goes through, the combined operation would still only be the world's seventh-largest bourse.

LSE hails TMX deal but Canadians remain wary

Shares in the London Stock Exchange soared yesterday after it confirmed plans to merge with TMX Group, which owns the Toronto stock exchange.

London Stock Exchange in Canada merger

The London Stock Exchange today unveiled a deal to merge with Canada's TMX in a move creating one of the world's biggest trading platforms.

Beazley eyeing deals as Lloyd's gets set for an M&A boom

Beazley, the Lloyd's of London insurer, said yesterday it was on the hunt for deals as bankers eye a boom in mergers and acquisitions among companies that do business at the 320-year-old insurance market.

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