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  • 8.10 Suspension and Restriction of Trading

    • 8.10.1

      SGX-ST may suspend or restrict trading in any or all listed or quoted securities or futures contracts. It may do so for 1 or more markets or 1 or more trading sessions or any part of a trading session. It may do so in any of the following circumstances:—

      (1) in SGX-ST's opinion, the market is not orderly, informed or fair or circumstances are about to occur that may result in there not being an orderly, informed or fair market;
      (2) SGX-ST releases an announcement in relation to an Issuer which, in SGX-ST's opinion, is market sensitive;
      (3) an Issuer requests, and SGX-ST agrees to, the suspension;
      (4) access to the Trading System is generally restricted;
      (4A) where Rule 8.10A applies;
      (5) any of the circumstances in Rule 1303 of the SGX-ST Listing Manual apply;
      (6) functions of SGX-ST are, or are threatened to be, severely and adversely affected by a physical emergency such as fire, terrorist activities, power failures, communication or transportation breakdowns, or computer malfunctions; or
      (7) in SGX-ST's opinion, it is in the public interest.

      Refer to Practice Note 8.10.1.

      Amended on 3 April 2008, 24 February 2014 and 8 October 2018.

    • 8.10.1A

      SGX-ST may restrict trading by such means as it considers appropriate, including placing the market into an Adjust Phase.

      Added on 16 September 2016.

    • 8.10.2

      A suspension and a trading restriction may be lifted by SGX-ST at any time.

      Amended on 16 September 2016.

    • 8.10.3

      Securities or futures contracts which have been suspended from trading cease to be traded on the Trading System. Except with SGX-ST's approval, a Trading Member must not execute any transactions in a suspended security or futures contract.

      Refer to Practice Note 8.10.3.

      Amended on 3 April 2008 and 8 October 2018.

    • 8.10.4

      Unmatched orders in a security or futures contract in the Trading System may lapse in the event of a suspension of that security or futures contract, as determined by SGX-ST.

      Refer to Practice Note 8.10.1

      Amended on 3 April 2008, 16 September 2016 and 8 October 2018.

    • 8.10.5

      Where SGX-ST has suspended or restricted trading in all listed or quoted securities or futures contract in 1 or more markets, SGX-ST may extend a trading session for the market when trading recommences.

      Amended on 3 April 2008, 8 April 2014, 16 September 2016 and 8 October 2018.

    • 8.10.6

      Securities or futures contracts subject to suspension will be placed in Adjust Phase for a minimum of 15 minutes before trading recommences.

      Amended on 3 April 2008 and 8 October 2018.