Why are penny stocks are not allowed to be shorted in Zerodha?

Why am I not able to short sell penny stocks in Zerodha.

Penny stocks usually have 5% circuit limits

So if you short and stock hits 5% upper circuit, then how will you close your short trade?

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Still don’t understood the answer of the question.

Generally penny stocks trade in T2T category…so one has take delivery before selling it…