Terrorist Attack Destroys NYC World Trade Center

September 11, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Trading at the New York Stock Exchange was cancelled and the building evacuated following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon.

The downtown financial district saw many building evacuated and workers sent home. The area is home to many brokerage and investment firms.

The list of financial services firms that housed operations in the collapsed towers include:

· Citigroup Asset Management
· Fiduciary Trust Co International
· Oppenheimer Funds
· Morgan Stanley
· Bank of America
· Lehman Brothers
· Cedar Capital Management

The Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange also closed trading on their electronic systems.

At press time, there was no word yet on the number of casualties among those working in the World Trade Center.