Stock Market Holiday List
Stock Market trading takes place on all days of the week from Monday to Friday and is closed on Saturday and Sunday (except in case of any special trading sessions or holidays declared by the Exchange in advance).
In 2020, the NSE will have holidays on the below-given dates when no trading will take place. The markets are closed on the following days in 2020.
This will help you to know whether the stock market is open or closed for today.
Stock Trading Holiday List for 2021
|2021-02-19||Friday||Chatrapati Shivaji Jayanti|
|2021-04-01||Thursday||Annual Bank Closing|
|2021-04-14||Wednesday||Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti|
|2021-05-13||Thursday||Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID)|
|2021-08-16||Monday||Parsi New Year|
NSE has 5 working days from Monday to Friday. The stock exchange will remain closed every Saturday & Sunday. Few holidays which happening on Saturday / Sunday are as follows:
|2021-10-02||Saturday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti|
Muhurat Trading 2021
Muhurat Trading is an hour long session that was started in 1957 by BSE and followed by NSE in 1992. It is conducted every year on the day of diwali and is a hour long session.The timings depend on the Most Auspicious time of the day or the ‘Muhurat’.
|Diwali Muhurat Trading Session on November 14,2020||Start Time||End Time|
|Pre Open||6:00 PM||6:08 PM|
|Special Session(MCX)||6:00 PM||6:14 PM|
|Normal Market/ Trading Session||6:15 PM||7:15 PM|
Stock Market Timing
This stock market holiday list for 2021 includes the national & regional public holidays. In India, we have two major stock exchanges:
But the timing of both exchanges is the same. Stock Market starting bell of the exchange is at 9:15 am, the closing bell is at 3:30 pm. NSE/BSE has 5 working days a week from Monday to Friday & remains closed on weekends.
The stock exchange conducts a Muhurat trading session on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. Muhurat trading will be held between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
Indian stock exchange remains open for trading on all weekdays Monday through Friday from 9:15 AM to 3:30 PM except Saturdays, Sundays & declared market holidays.
Yes, You can do intraday trading on muhurat trading. You cannot sell the stock bought one day earlier, so BTST (Buy Today, Sell Tomorrow) process is not allowed during Muhurat Trading.
Muhurat trading is conducted on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, will be held between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
You can’t sell your shares after the market closes. You can place AMO(After Market Order) to buy and sell stocks after the market closes but the order will be placed on the next trading session.
Indian stock market opens from Monday through Friday between 9:15 am to 3:30 pm according to Indian Standard Time. The market remains closed on weekend with occasional exceptions for holidays, of course.
The timings for commodity trading are from 10:00 AM to 11:55 PM for all the non-Agri commodities.& timings for the agricultural commodities are from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.