The revised circuit limits, which ensures that the price of scrip cannot move upward or downward beyond a limit set for the day, is effective from today.
     
The exchange has increased the circuit limit for some stocks, while it has been reduced for others.
     
BSE has raised the circuit limit for 409 scrips, including UBHL, Reliance MediaWorks, Kingfisher Airlines, Essar Oil, UB Engineering, MMTC, Venus Remedies to 10 percent from 5 percent.
     
Besides, BSE has also increased circuit filter level for companies such as Zuari Global, Kesoram Industries, Hindustan Copper, National Fertilizers to 20 percent from 10 percent.
     
For as many as 78 scrips the circuit limit has been upped from 2 percent to 5 percent, which includes Lifeline Drugs & Pharma, Mahindra Composites, Venus Power Ventures (India).
     
The exchange has, however, lowered the circuit filter for a total of 64 companies.
     
BSE has narrowed the limit for 28 companies to 5 percent from 20 percent, reduced the filter for 16 firms from 20 percent to 10 percent.
     
In a separate circular, NSE has set 5 percent circuit limit for 394 companies, 10 percent for 146 firms and 20 percent for a total of 895 companies.
     
However, there is no price band for 147 companies. The companies that will have 5 percent price band include Emkay Global Financial Services, JVL Agro Industries, Lloyds Finance, Pipavav Defence, Piramal Life Sciences and Multi Commodity Exchange of India.
     
The list of firms that will have 10 percent circuit limit include A2Z Maintenance & Engineering, D B Realty, Kingfisher Airlines, McDowell Holdings, Muthoot Finance, UBHL, Venus Remedies.
     
Among the companies that would not attract any circuit limit are Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, Bajaj Auto, Bharti Airtel, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Cipla, DLF, Hero MotoCorp, Hindalco Industries, ICICI Bank, Infosys, Maruti Suzuki India, United Spirits, NTPC.
     
The no price band list also include Tata group firms --Tata Chemicals, Tata Communications, Tata Global Beverages, Tata Motors, Tata Power Company, Tata Steel and Tata Consultancy Services.

(Agencies)

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