Indian Stock Market remains closed on Sunday and Saturday, and apart from weekly holidays, the stock exchange in India also remains closed on national and state holidays.
Here is the complete list of Share Market Holidays 2021, It is basically a trading holiday calendar.
The year 2021 will have 13 stock market holidays including 5 extended weekends because of holidays failing either on Monday or Friday. Check out the complete list of share market holidays 2021.
|1||January 26, 2021||Tuesday||Republic day|
|2||March 11, 2021||Thursday||Mahashivratri Day|
|3||March 29, 2021||Monday||Holi|
|4||April 02, 2021||Friday||Good Friday|
|5||April 14, 2021||Wednesday||Dr, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti|
|6||April 21, 2021||Wednesday||Ram Navami|
|7||May 13, 2021||Thursday||Id-ul-Fltr (Ramzan Eid)|
|8||July 21, 2021||Wednesday||Id-al-Adha (Bakri-Id)|
|9||August 19, 2021||Thursday||Muharram|
|10||September 10, 2021||Friday||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|11||October 15, 2021||Friday||Dussehra|
|12||November 04, 2021||Thursday||Diwali|
|13||November 19, 2021||Friday||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
Stock Market Holidays falling on Sunday/Saturday
Following Share Market Holidays 2021 Falling on Saturday and Sunday-
|1||April 25, 2021||Sunday||Mahavir Jayanti|
|2||May 01, 2021||Saturday||Maharashtra Day|
|3||August 15, 2021||Sunday||Independence Day|
|4||October 02, 2021||Saturday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti|
|5||December 25, 2021||Sunday||Christmas|
All the holidays listed above are only the observed data and not the actual date. For example- If Christmas Day falls on a weekend many stock exchanges will close on the Friday before or the Monday after. Exchange sometimes closes multiple days for a holiday or has modified hours instead of fully closing.
Timing of Stock Market in India
For trading in the stock market, you need to be aware of the stock market timing. Trading in the stock market can only be taken place during a specific time interval in India.
As per the normal stock market timing, the market opens at 09:15 AM and closes at 03:30 PM. There is a pre-open session before 09:15 AM and a post-closing session after 03:30 PM. Here are the details of share market timing in India.
|From 09:00 AM to 09:08 AM||During these 8 minutes, the order of any transaction can be placed and the order placed can be modified.|
|From 09:08 AM to 09:12 AM||The timing is responsible for the price determination of security and in this 4 minute time you can not place/modify the order. This section is necessary so that price matching (Comparing demand and supply) can be performed.|
|From 09:12 AM to 09:15 AM||This is like a connection between pre-open and real open market timing. Here you can not place/modify the order.|
|From 09:15 AM to 03:30 PM||This is the normal session of the Indian Stock Market Timing. At this time you can freely place orders, modify the order, etc. There is no limitation of the stock market.|
|From 03:30 PM to 03:40 PM||In these 10 minutes, the closing price of the securities is calculated by taking the weighted average of the stock market traded between 03:00 PM to 03:30 PM.|
|From 03:40 PM to 04:00 PM||In these 20 minutes sessions, you can still place buy or sale orders but the orders are confirmed only if there are sufficient numbers of buyers and sellers in the market.|
Frequently Asked Questions- FAQs
How many days is the stock market opens in 2021?
There is exactly a total of 252 trading days in 2021, January and February have the fewest (19) and March the most 23 with an average of 21 per month or 63 per quarter.
Is NSE Closed Today?
Is tomorrow a holiday for Stock Market?
Is BSE Open Tomorrow?
Are Stocks Market closed on Saturday?
The Stock Market is generally closed on Saturday and Sunday, except any special trading sessions are announced.
What is the Stock Market Timing?
From 9:15 AM to 3:30 PM. Opens from Monday to Friday and Stock Market is closed on Saturday and Sunday, except any special trading sessions are announced.
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