Reuters outage spells pricing void

Some trading on Dealing 3000 terminals in London were also affected, said a spokesperson: "Customers may have lost access to European end-of-day data and FX transactional capabilities."

Some services were back up after the close of London trading at 8.34pm, although others, such as historical news data, were left with gaps for the rest of the week. Because of the timing, traders in the US time-zones were hardest hit.

"It was a pain," said one currency trader at a US bank in New York. "It lef