StocksHolidays In Indian Stock Markets In 2023

December 22, 2022by Sanket Alurkar0

Trading in the stock market can only occur during a specific time interval in India.

Retail customers can carry out transactions through a brokerage agency between 9:15 am and 3:30 pm on weekdays.

Most traders undertake buying/selling of securities listed on the major stock exchanges in India, like the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

The stock market timings are the same for both these major stock exchanges. Trading is not permitted on weekends.

BSE Stock Market Timings

Bombay Stock Exchange is Asia’s first and India’s largest and oldest stock exchange.

In 1875, it was established as the Native Share and Stock Brokers Association.

More than 6000 companies are enlisted in BSE. It facilitates trade in mutual funds, currencies, equities and debt instruments. In addition, it extends some actual capital trading like risk management and investor education.

 Days Timings
  Monday to Friday 9:15 am to 3:30 pm

NSE Stock Market Timings

National Stock Exchange Limited of India was constituted in 1992, and trading commenced in 1994. It is India’s largest financial market. It is ranked 4th based on equity trading volume and has now developed into a sophisticated market.

Days Timings
Monday to Friday 9:15 am to 3:30 pm

 

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Indian Stock Market Holidays

Trading in the Indian Stock Market is available for a defined period. With the help of Demat accounts registered with a depository participant, trade investors and traders traded during this time.

Holidays mark the celebration of important events that took place in History. National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange is open from Monday to Friday and is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Following is the list of Holidays for NSE,BSE.

Holiday Date Day Importance Markets Comments
Republic Day Jan 26, 2023 Thursday The Constitution Of India came in effect on 26th January 1950. It replaced Government Of India Act, 1935. 26 January was chosen as the date for Republic Day as it was on that day in 1930 when the Declaration of Indian Independence was proclaimed by the Indian National Congress. BSE, NSE Full Day Off
Mahashivratri Feb 18, 2023 Saturday It marks the remembrance of overcoming darkness and ignorance in life and the world. The festival celebrates the grace of Shiva, who is considered the Adi Guru. NSE Morning Off
Holi Mar 08, 2023 Wednesday Celebrates the arrival of Spring, end of winter, revival of broken relationships. It celebrates the eternal love of Radha Krishna. BSE, NSE Morning Off
Mahashivratri Mar 18, 2023 Saturday It marks the remembrance of overcoming darkness and ignorance in life and the world. BSE Morning Off
Ram Navami Mar 30, 2023 Thursday It celebrates victory of good over evil. The festival celebrates the descent of Vishnu as Ram Avatar. BSE, NSE Morning Off
Mahavir Jayanti Apr 04, 2023 Tuesday It marks the birth anniversary of founder of Jainism. BSE, NSE Morning Off
Good Friday Apr 07, 2023 Friday Commeration of the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. BSE, NSE Full Day Off
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti Apr 14, 2023 Friday Important Dalit Leader and drafted India’s constitution. BSE,NSE Morning Off
Eid-Ul-Fitr Apr 21, 2023 Friday It marks the end of Ramadan BSE,NSE Morning Off
Maharashtra Day May 01, 2023 Monday In 1960 on this day the state of Maharashtra came into existence BSE, NSE Full Day Off
Bakri Eid Jun 28, 2023 Wednesday It commemorates prophet Ibrahim’s sacrifices and complete dedication. BSE, NSE Morning Off
Muharram Jul 29, 2023 Saturday It commemorates the parting of red sea by Moses. NSE Morning Off
Independence Day Aug 15, 2023 Tuesday The day marks the end of British Rule in India and the establishment of Free and Independent Indian nation. Independence Day is observed throughout India with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural events. It is a national holiday. BSE, NSE Full Day Off
Muharram Aug 29,2023 Tuesday It commemorates the parting of red sea by Moses BSE Morning Off
Ganesh Chaturthi Sep 19, 2023 Tuesday It marks the birthday of beloved Lord Ganesha. The festival celebrates Ganesha as the God of New Beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles as well as the god of wisdom and intelligence BSE, NSE Morning Off
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Oct 02,2023 Monday It is the day to remember the contribution of MK Gandhi in India’s Freedom Struggle. BSE, NSE Full Day Off
Dussehra Oct 24, 2023 Tuesday It symbolizes victory of good over evil. BSE, NSE Morning Off
Diwali-Laxmi Pujan Nov 12, 2023 Sunday Lakshmi is Goddess of wealth and her blessings are invoked for a good year ahead. BSE, NSE Morning Off
Diwali-Balipratipada Nov 14, 2023 Tuesday It celebrates the return of mahabali to earth and the victory of Vamana BSE, NSE Morning Off
Guru Nanak Jayanti Nov 27, 2023 Monday It marks the birth anniversary of Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev. BSE, NSE Morning Off
Christmas Dec 25, 2023 Monday It celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ BSE, NSE Morning Off

 


FAQS

Q.) Is Tomorrow a Holiday For Share Market?

Answer : No, BSE and NSE are working through out the week from Monday to Friday, except on Saturaday and Sunday.

Q.) Is BSE Open on Sundays?

Answer : No BSE is not operational on Sundays.

Q.) Can I Sell stocks in Muhrat trading?

Answer : Muharat trading session is a good time to buy or sell stocks since the trading volumes are high.

Q.) Which Day is best to buy stocks?

Answer : Monday is the best day to buy stocks.

Q.) Which Day is best to sell stocks?

Answer : Friday is the best day to sell stocks.

Q.) Is Good Friday a Full Day Off?

Answer : Yes, Good Friday is Full Day Off in BSE and NSE.

Q.) Is Holi a Full Day Off?

Answer : No, On Holi BSE, NSE observed morning Off.

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