Periodic call auction

Periodic call auction

Selling stocks by bid at intervals throughout the day.

Periodic Call Auction

The act or practice of closing a position by selling a security slowly over the course of the trading day.
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The trading in less liquid stocks is proposed to be conducted in periodic call auction sessions, while the exchange will review listed equity stocks every quarter based on data available for last three months to determine the list of stocks at the start of each quarter, which would be traded at less liquid counter for the next quarter in the ready delivery contract market.
The exchanges said periodic call auction will be conducted in these 409 securities with effect from April 11 and the decision is based on trading activity of these scrips during the period October 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.
M ARKET action will completely shift to the midcap and smallcap space from Monday onwards, when over 80 per cent of the stocks in the periodic call auction will come out of exile.