SGX-ST may suspend or restrict trading in any or all listed or quoted securities or futures contracts. It may do so for one or more markets, one or more trading sessions or any part of a trading session, and in any of the following circumstances:

(a) in SGX-ST's opinion, the market is not orderly, informed or fair or circumstances are about to occur that may result in there not being an orderly, informed or fair market;
(b) SGX-ST releases an announcement in relation to an Issuer which, in SGX-ST's opinion, is market sensitive;
(c) an Issuer requests, and SGX-ST agrees to, the suspension;
(d) access to the Trading System is generally restricted;
(e) where Rule 8.14 applies;
(f) any of the circumstances in Rule 1303 of the SGX-ST Listing Manual apply;
(g) functions of SGX-ST are, or are threatened to be, severely and adversely affected by an emergency such as fire, terrorist activities, power failures, communication or transportation breakdowns, or computer malfunctions; or
(h) in SGX-ST's opinion, it is in the public's interest.

Refer to Practice Note 8.13 and 8.15.

Added on 3 June 20193 June 2019.