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Tokyo Stock Exchange chief resigns over October system crash

Glitch halted investor trading for whole day

Koichiro Miyahara, president of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, has stepped down to take responsibility for a system glitch that brought trading to a halt on Oct. 1.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Koichiro Miyahara, president of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, has stepped down to take responsibility for a system glitch.

Tokyo trading was halted on Oct. 1 due to the glitch, which left investors unable to trade for the whole day across the board.

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