The cultural and linguistic diversity that India has because of its rich history goes back more than 5000 years. Due to this many regional and national festivals are celebrated in our country. The frequency is such that we have almost 1-2 holidays every month because of this.
Indian exchanges majorly NSE and BSE where majority of security trading is done by retail investors, DII’s and FII’s are also closed during these major festivals and anniversaries of national leaders.If you are a trader or an investor then it becomes all the more important for you to keep a tab of when the next market holiday will be so that you can plan your trades accordingly.
Here we present to you the yearly stock market holiday calendar for your future reference.
Stock Market Holidays 2023
|6||Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti||14-Apr-2023||Friday|
|8||Id-ul-adha (Bakri Id)||28-Jun-2023||Wednesday|
|11||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||2-Oct-2023||Monday|
|13||Diwali Balipratipada (*Mahurat trading in evening)||14-Nov-2023||Tuesday|
TRADE TIMING ON REGULAR DAYS
Pre-Open Timings begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 9:15 a.m. on all business days.
Restricted physical market or normal market begins at 9:15 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. on all business days.
TIMINGS OF BLOCK DEAL SESSION
The morning block deal window begins at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 9:00 a.m. The afternoon block deal window begins at 2:05 p.m. and ends at 2:20 p.m.
Indian Stock Market holidays include a list of days where the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) remain closed and no trading of shares can happen. These typically include national holidays like Republic Day, Independence Day, Gandhi Jayanti, and several major festivals.
No, the Indian Stock Market, including the BSE and NSE, is closed on weekends. It operates from Monday to Friday.
Yes, the holiday schedules of BSE and NSE are typically the same as they are both regulated by the same authority, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
While some holidays like Republic Day, Independence Day, and Gandhi Jayanti are fixed, others vary each year. Festival dates like Diwali and Holi depend on the lunar calendar and can change annually.
No, foreign markets operate independently of Indian market holidays. However, investors might experience lower liquidity in India-specific ETFs and indices on these days.
No, there is no pre-market or post-market trading on the days when the stock market is closed for a holiday.