Trading was halted on Monday after the Markets dropped 7 percent.
The markets dropped after opening sharply lower as oil plunges.
BREAKING: Trading temporarily halted on Wall Street as oil price plunge and coronavirus fears cause stocks to plummet in early trading. https://t.co/y9057tYhIt
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 9, 2020
Trading was halted for 15 minutes.
Breaking – Stock trading halted for 15 minutes following a plunge at the open. This is the first time in history this circuit breaker has been triggered
— TheStreet (@TheStreet) March 9, 2020
— Bloomberg Markets (@markets) March 9, 2020