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The New York Stock Exchange is moving to all-electronic trading beginning this coming Monday, according to a report Thursday by CBS TV News, quoting Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Inc., owner of the exchange. So far, it’s a temporary measure.

One person who was trading on the floor tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, leading to the floor being closed.

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A second person was found to have a raised temperature during screening prior to entry to the building; he was turned away and not allowed into the building.

The market, however, is not closing, NYSE emphasized, and trading remains open.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.