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Surveillance Measures: What are they and how to handle stocks in ASM & GSM lists?2 min read

November 5, 2023


Surveillance Measures: What are they and how to handle stocks in ASM & GSM lists?2 min read

You might have come across terms like ASM (Additional Surveillance Measure) or GSM (Graded Surveillance Measure) etc. These are methods employed by SEBI and exchanges to proactively monitor securities across markets and protect interests of investors and traders.

To ensure you are well aware before investing in any of these stocks which are under SEBI/ exchange surveillance, we have the Investcare feature for you. This will inform you about stocks which are under surveillance list of exchanges and seek your go-ahead before placing orders on such securities.

How Can You Be Aware of Stocks Under Surveillance Measures?

When a company’s stocks are placed under surveillance measure, there are circular announcements as well as an update on BSE and NSE websites such as NSE ASM stock list, NSE GSM stock list, etc. But often these announcements can be missed or sudden, which means you might not get enough time to exit the trade.

Therefore, the following is a sample of how you’ll be nudged by Investcare when you attempt to place orders on stocks which are under any surveillance measure.

Only if you click yes, can you proceed to placing orders for stocks which are under surveillance measures. 

What Are Different Kinds of Surveillance Measures?

What is the impact of these Surveillance measures on trading in Paytm Money?

Paytm Money has blocked certain trades based on types of surveillance above:

Please note: Some stocks may be blocked by the Risk Management team as per SEBI guidelines, in which case you’ll be unable to place those surveillance stock’s orders and will be prompted accordingly. This is subject to Risk Management policy and may be updated from time to time.

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