Nasdaq Trading Freeze – An Extreme Example of the Cost of Disruption

Yesterday’s suspension of trading at Nasdaq, the second largest stock exchange in the US, must go down as one of the most expensive disruptions in history. ┬áThe 3-hour suspension led to a fall of nearly 4% in the share price of OMX Group which equates to roughly $200m or over $1m per minute. ┬áThe impact […]