Stock Market Holidays in India

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. Share Market Holidays are known with different names e.g. BSE Holidays, NSE Holidays, Trading Holidays Calendar, Stock Market Holidays List, SEBI Holidays List, etc. Here is the one complete list of Share Market Holidays.

Share Market Holidays 2021- Stock Market Holidays 2021

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 in 2021.

S. No.DateDayHolidays
1January 26, 2021TuesdayRepublic day
2March 11, 2021ThursdayMahashivratri Day
3March 29, 2021MondayHoli
4April 02, 2021FridayGood Friday
5April 14, 2021WednesdayDr, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
6April 21, 2021WednesdayRam Navami
7May 13, 2021ThursdayId-ul-Fltr (Ramzan Eid)
8July 21, 2021WednesdayId-al-Adha (Bakri-Id)
9August 19, 2021ThursdayMuharram
10September 10, 2021FridayGanesh Chaturthi
11October 15, 2021FridayDussehra
12November 04, 2021ThursdayDiwali
13November 19, 2021FridayGuru Nanak Jayanti

Stock Market Holidays in 2021 falling on Sunday/Saturday

Following Share Market Holidays in 2021 Falling on Saturday and Sunday-

S. No.DateDayHolidays
1April 25, 2021SundayMahavir Jayanti
2May 01, 2021SaturdayMaharashtra Day
3August 15, 2021SundayIndependence Day
4October 02, 2021SaturdayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
5December 25, 2021SundayChristmas

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Share Market Holidays in 2022 – Trading Holidays Calendar For 2022

S. No.DateDayHolidays
1January 26, 2022WednesdayRepublic day
2March 01, 2022TuesdayMahashivratri Day
3March 18, 2022FridayHoli
4April 14, 2022ThursdayDr, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Mahavir Jayanti
5April 15, 2022FridayGood Friday
6May 03, 2022TuesdayId-ul-Fltr (Ramzan Eid)
7August 09, 2022TuesdayMuharram
8August 15, 2022MondayIndependence Day
9August 31, 2022WednesdayGanesh Chaturthi
10October 05, 2022WednesdayDussehra
11October 24, 2022MondayDiwali (Laxmi Pujan)
12October 25, 2022TuesdayDiwali BaliPartipada
13November 8, 2022TuesdayGurunanak Jayanti

Stock Market Holidays falling on Sunday/Saturday

Following Share Market Holidays in 2022 Falling on Saturday and Sunday-

S. No.DateDayHolidays
1April 10, 2022SundayRam Navami
2May 01, 2022SundayMaharashtra Day
3July 10, 2022SundayId-al-Adha (Bakri-Id)
4October 02, 2022SundayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
5November 19, 2022SaturdayGuru Nanak Jayanti
6December 25, 2022SundayChristmas

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.

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Timing of Share 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 AMDuring 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 AMThe 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 AMThis 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 PMThis 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 PMIn 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 PMIn 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.

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