HOME > NATION > Article

Text Size

small

medium

large


Sumitomo Mitsui's Forex Services Hit by Glitch

Sumitomo Mitsui's Forex Services Hit by Glitch

   Tokyo, Oct. 12 (Jiji Press)--Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. said Tuesday that its foreign exchange and some other services were temporarily hit by a computer system glitch.
   The glitch, which began around 12:50 p.m. (3:50 a.m. GMT), caused delays in foreign currency transactions with Japanese and foreign banks and financial settlements related to exports and imports, said the core unit of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. <8316>.
   Foreign exchange trading via the bank's online banking platform was also disrupted.
   The glitch, believed to be a hardware problem, was resolved around 5:20 p.m.
   The bank denied that it came under a cyberattack. It is investigating how many transactions have been affected.

To read a full story, please click here to find out how to subscribe.

NATION

Aomori Tourism Information

HEADLINES

POLITICS
1,051 Candidates Registered for Oct. 31 Election of Japan's 465-Seat Lower House
ECONOMY
Suntory Develops Vending Machine to Promote Chatting among Workers
SPORTS
Japanese Baseball: Retiring Saitama Seibu Pitcher Matsuzaka Start for Last Time
OTHER
Fewer People Back Prioritizing Coronavirus Steps over Economy: 6-Nation Poll

AFP-JIJI PRESS NEWS JOURNAL


Photos