This operation can be performed only by users assigned the Admin role.
To change the market status and pause or halt trading activity on the market, proceed as follows:
Navigate to Settings > Markets in the Admin Panel main menu.
Use the search panel displayed at the top of the screen to locate a required market (for example, LTC/BTC).
Select a list entry corresponding to the specified market and click the gear icon displayed on the right side of the row.
In the dialog window that is invoked, select one of the following values in the Status drop-down list:
Paused — the market stops accepting incoming orders via UI and API (previously placed limit orders still await execution)
Halted — the market stops accepting incoming orders via UI and API, all open limit orders are cancelled
Click Proceed to close the dialog window and apply the changes.