Trading in OMX suspended

Trading in OMX shares was suspended on the Stockholm market on Wednesday afternoon, Reuters has reported.

The reason for suspending trading is to be revealed at some point tomorrow, according to the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

Shares in OMX had fallen earlier on Wednesday, despite overall rises on the markets. At 5pm shares in the company were down 7 percent.

The decision to suspend trading was taken by stock exchange authorities, and OMX was not involved in the decision, according to Anders Ackebo of the Stockholm Stock Exchange.