In the extended session today where the market was open till 5 pm, SENSEX recorded a high at 1030.28 pts and NIFTY increased by 274.20 pts to end at 14,982. 

After the technical glitches were resolved, NSE and BSE remained open today till 5 pm. The halt was not damaging to the broader Indian markets because BSE was still operational. 

Trading had been halted on National Stock Exchange due to technical glitches on Wednesday.

"NSE has multiple telecom links with two service providers to ensure redundancy. We have received communication from both the telecom service providers that there are issues with their links due to which there is an impact on NSE system," read the tweet. 

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"We are working on restoring the systems as soon as possible. In view of the above, all the segments have been closed at 11:40 and will be restored as soon as issue is resolved," tweeted the exchange.

According to media reports, live price quotes of spot Nifty and Bank Nifty indexes were not updating on the NSE. The Nifty 50 index had been stuck at 14,820, up 113 points since Tuesday when the market closed and Nifty Bank remained at 35,626.60, up 1.45% since 10.15 am. However, the prices of Nifty and Nifty Bank Futures are updating normally.

Despite having two service providers, both the telecom service providers had communicated that their links are dysfunctioning since today morning. SEBI has also asked NSE to explain the reason for the interruption, PTI reported.