Notice No.   20140106-21   Notice Date   06 Jan 2014
Category   Trading   Segment   Equity
Subject   Periodic Call Auction For illiquid Scrips
Attachments   Annexure.xls ;



All Trading Members of the Exchange


Sub: Periodic Call Auction for illiquid scrips


SEBI vide its circular dated CIR/MRD/DP/38/2013 dated December 19, 2013 rationalised Periodic Call Auction for illiquid scrips introduced vide its circular no CIR/MRD/DP/ 6/2013 dated February 14, 2013.


The revised criteria for the scrips trading in Periodic Call Auction based on the aforementioned SEBI circular is given below:


A scrip which trades in the normal market and is not shifted to trade for trade settlement shall be classified as illiquid on a stock exchange if the following conditions are met:


i.               Average daily turnover of less than Rs.2 lakhs calculated for previous two quarters

ii.             The scrip is classified as illiquid at all exchanges where it is traded


Of the scrips identified as per above criteria, scrips which satisfy any of the following conditions shall be excluded.


i.              Scrips with average market capitalization more than Rs.10Cr.


ii.             Scrips where company is paying dividend in at least two out of last three years.


iii.            Scrips where company is profitable in at least 2 out of last 3 years, and not more than 20% of promoters shareholding is pledged in the latest quarter and book value is 3 times or more than the face value.


Accordingly, a list of scrips identified based on the aforementioned criteria for trading in   periodic call auction mechanism is enclosed as Annexure (including scrips currently trading in Periodic Call Auction Session and also identified for trading in PCAS based on revised criteria). This list will be effective from January 13, 2014.


Trading members are advised to exercise additional due diligence while trading in these securities either on own account or on behalf of their clients.


For any clarifications, trading members are advised to contact Ryan D’souza and Nimesh Gandhi on 022-2272 5093 / 022-22721717.


For & on behalf of BSE Ltd.



Usha Sharma

Dy. General Manager

Surveillance & Supervision


Date: January 6, 2014


Encl: As above.