Indian Stock Market Holidays 2023

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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

1Republic Day26-Jan-2023Thursday
3Ram Navami30-Mar-2023Thursday
4Mahavir Jayanti4-Apr-2023Tuesday
5Good Friday7-Apr-2023Friday
6Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14-Apr-2023Friday
7Maharashtra Day1-May-2023Monday
8Id-ul-adha (Bakri Id)28-Jun-2023Wednesday
9Independence Day15-Aug-2023Tuesday
10Ganesh Chaturthi19-Sep-2023Tuesday
11Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti2-Oct-2023Monday
13Diwali Balipratipada (*Mahurat trading in evening)14-Nov-2023Tuesday
14Gurunanak Jayanti27-Nov-2023Monday
Stock Market Holidays list 2023


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.


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.

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What are the Indian Stock Market holidays?

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.

Does the stock market operate on weekends in India?

No, the Indian Stock Market, including the BSE and NSE, is closed on weekends. It operates from Monday to Friday.

Are the holiday schedules of BSE and NSE identical?

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).

Are Indian Stock Market holidays consistent every year?

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.

Where can I find the official list of Indian Stock Market holidays?

The official list of Indian Stock Market holidays is typically published on the NSE and BSE websites at the beginning of each year.

Are foreign markets affected by Indian Stock Market holidays?

No, foreign markets operate independently of Indian market holidays. However, investors might experience lower liquidity in India-specific ETFs and indices on these days.

Does pre-market or post-market trading occur on holidays?

No, there is no pre-market or post-market trading on the days when the stock market is closed for a holiday.

Indian Stock Market Holidays 2023

Indian Stock Market Holidays 2023

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