New York Stock Exchange Will Begin Trading Again At 3:10 p.m.

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Hong Kong's main stock index plummeted as much as 8.5 percent on Wednesday as a sell-off in mainland Chinese shares accelerated despite new measures to support the market; U.S. stocks were poised to open lower. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) – Trading was halted on the New York Stock Exchange in the late morning because of a technical issue.

The Stock Exchange will start trading again at 3:10 p.m. The halt originally occurred at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time.

The exchange said in a statement that it was experiencing a “technical issue” that it was working to resolve as quickly as possible.

Before trading was halted, U.S. indexes were lower as investors worried about China’s ability to stem a stock market slide.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down more than 200 points.

European markets were broadly higher as talks continue on Greece’s debt woes.

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