NSE Daily Circuit Filters - 5% Circuit Filter Stocks

Circuit Filters or Daily Circuit Filters sets the limit to fluctuations of stock prices. Circuit filters are set by stock exchanges to stop any unduly rising or falling of a stock price.

They are numeric percent limits set on individual scripts. National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) define circuit filters in 5 categories including 2%, 5%, 10%, 20% and no circuit filter.

Circuit filters works in either ways. I.e. if circuit set for equity is 10%, stock price cannot move further +10% to lower then -10%.

Circuit filter changes every day and stock keeps moving between one circuit filter categories to other based on previous day's closing price. Below is the list of current circuit filters at NSE:

Stocks in 5% Circuit Filter Stocks Circuit Filter

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What is circuit limit?

A circuit limit refers to a price band wherein lower limit is called a lower circuit and an upper limit is called an upper circuit. These are the minimum and maximum price levels, at which a stock can trade on a given trading day. The typical thresholds for circuits are 2%, 5%, 10% and 20% in either direction. These circuits have been put in place to help investors make sense of the rapidly developing situation and reduce volatility.