Friday, September 18, 2015

FTSE London 1-Minute Chart Flash Crash "Fat Finger" Trade

At 6:40 AM EST (11:40 AM London), the FTSE collapses a quick and fast -2% in a flash crash but recovers immediately. The FTSE returns to down -1%. Stock regulators are calling the event a “fat finger” trading error. Blue chips plunge and quickly recover including HSBC, BP, VOD and BT Group.

At 9 AM EST (2 PM London), the FTSE is down -1.6%.This information is for educational and entertainment purposes only. Do not invest based on anything you read or view here. Consult your financial advisor before making any investment decision.

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