BSE has declared 2050 stocks out of all 3834 (for which pre-open session was extended w.r.t 01 April, 2013). 2070 stocks have been declared illiquid (for the first quarter of Calendar Year 2013) by both exchanges, BSE and NSE. Of the 2070 stocks that, 1807 scrips are BSE-listed and 20 stocks are NSE-listed while 243 scrips are listed on both the exchanges
This list of illiquid stocks will be traded in hourly call auction window beginning 08 April 2013. These stocks will not be available for continuous trade and their trading will be restricted to periodic call auction sessions of an hour each, during which orders will be matched for the first 45 minutes and put through in the final 15 minutes.
A stock is classified as illiquid if the average daily trading volume of a scrip in a quarter is less than 10,000 or if the average daily trades is less than 50 in a quarter.