Circuit breakers contained potential fallout from BATS glitch

BATS suffered a trading glitch late last week that sparked concerns about electronic trading but also highlighted how circuit breakers, which regulators introduced after the May 2010 "flash crash," were able to contain the potential fallout. BATS credited the safety mechanism from the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying the situation proved "recent improvements in the U.S. equity market structure are working as intended."

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