Websites, including HKEX, briefly go offlineBusiness | 17 Jun 2021 4:05 pm
Several websites operated by financial institutions and airlines including Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, and Southwest Airlines went down briefly Thursday in what appeared to be a widespread internet outage, Bloomberg reports.
Website tracker Downdetector.com initially flagged hundreds of user complaints about an outage affecting Southwest, Delta Air Lines and Automatic Data Processing.
Other websites pinpointed included those operated by Vanguard, E-Trade, Navy Federal Credit Union. Several of the websites have come back online, including the Hong Kong exchange’s.
Shares of HKEX (0388) fell by 0.26 percent to HK$462.40.