June 7, 2018 / 7:25 AM / 6 months ago

FTSE fails to open, LSE says opening auction delayed

The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) - British stocks failed to open on Thursday due to technical issues, with a spokesperson from exchange operator LSE saying that the opening auction had been delayed.

The London Stock Exchange said trading was scheduled to resume at 0800 GMT.

Trading in the FTSE 100, mid caps and small caps was delayed.

Reporting by Julien Ponthus and Kit Rees; Editing by Gareth Jones

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