A loss in server connectivity that caused the New York Stock Exchange to halt trades in about 240 companies has been restored, Ray Pellecchia, spokesman for NYSE Euronext, said on Friday.

Pellecchia said the exchange was not planning on canceling trades in the affected stocks, which included General Electric , Bank of America , and Exxon Mobil .

Everything has reopened for trading, said Pellecchia.

(Reporting by Leah Schnurr)