The Bank of England's (BoE) real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system is back up and running after a "technical issue" caused part of it to be closed for several hours today.
"The Bank of England confirms it is now processing payments through RTGS as normal," it said in a statement. "We have extended opening hours until 20:00hrs (BST) to maximise the opportunity for settlement."
Details remain scarce on what the problem was that caused the BoE to "pause" settlement for most of the day. The centra