U.S. Stock Exchanges Say Prepared for Coronavirus

The following article appeared on Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock exchanges said on Wednesday they were watching coronavirus-related developments closely and had contingency plans in place to continue running if any of their operations were affected.

“The NYSE is carefully monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and has robust contingency plans, tested regularly, to enable continuous operation of the NYSE exchanges should any facilities be impacted,” a spokesman for the NYSE, which is owned by Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE.N), said in a statement.

NYSE runs five U.S. stock exchanges, while Cboe Global Markets (CBOE.Z) runs four, and Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ.O) runs three.

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