NSE Holidays: The list of National Stock Exchange holidays for 2020 includes the national holidays and the regional public holidays in India. These Trading Holidays are most important for traders those willing to trade financial instruments through NSE.
If you are trading on other exchanges like BSE or MCX than you must read the following:
NSE has five working days in a week, i.e., Monday to Friday. The national stock exchange remains closed on all Saturdays. While the exchange starts its operations at 9:15 am, closes at 3:30 pm on business days. This NSE Holidays list will help you plan and calendar the services offered by NSE.
Nifty Outlook has published here the list of NSE Holidays:
|1||21 Feb 2020||Friday||Mahashivratri|
|2||10 Mar 2020||Tuesday||Holi|
|3||02 Apr 2020||Thursday||Ram Navami|
|4||06 Apr 2020||Monday||Mahavir Jayanti|
|5||10 Apr 2020||Friday||Good Friday|
|6||14 Apr 2020||Tuesday||Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti|
|7||01 May 2020||Friday||Maharashtra Day / May Day|
|8||25 May 2020||Monday||Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)|
|9||02 Oct 2020||Friday||Mahatama Gandhi Jayanti|
|10||16 Nov 2020||Monday||Diwali (Balipratipada)|
|11||30 Nov 2020||Monday||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
|12||25 Dec 2020||Friday||Christmas|
National Stock Exchange Holidays 2020 on Saturday / Sunday
|1||26 Jan 2020||Sunday||Republic Day|
|2||01 Aug 2020||Saturday||Bakri Id|
|3||15 Aug 2020||Saturday||Independence Day|
|4||22 Aug 2020||Saturday||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|5||30 Aug 2020||Saturday||Moharram|
|6||25 Oct 2020||Sunday||Dassehra|
|7||14 Nov 2020||Saturday||Diwali-Laxmi Pujan*|
*Muhurat Trading will be conducted on Sunday, 14 Nov 2020 on the occasion of Diwali. Timings of Market Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently by the National Stock Exchange in advance for this Trading Holidays NSE.
Read more to find BSE Holidays 2020.
NSE Holidays List 2019
|1||04 Mar 2019||Monday||Mahashivratri|
|2||21 Mar 2019||Thrusday||Holi|
|3||17 Apr 2019||Wednesday||Mahavir Jayanti|
|4||19 Apr 2019||Friday||Good Friday|
|5||01 May 2018||Wednesday||Maharashtra Day|
|6||05 Jun 2019||Wednesday||Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)|
|7||12 Aug 2019||Monday||Bakri Id|
|8||15 Aut 2018||Thursday||Independence Day|
|9||02 Sep 2019||Monday||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|10||10 Sep 2019||Tuesday||Moharram|
|11||02 Oct 2019||Wednesday||Mahatama Gandhi jayanti|
|12||08 Oct 2019||Tuesday||Dassehra|
|13||28 Oct 2019||Monday||Diwali – Laxmi Pujan*|
|14||08 Nov 2018||Thursday||Diwali – Baliparatipada|
|15||12 Nov 2019||Tuesday||Gurunanak jayanti|
|16||25 Dec 2019||Wednesday||Christmas|
The National Stock Exchange holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday 2019
|1||26 Jan 2019||Saturday||Republic Day|
|2||13 Apr 2019||Saturday||Ram Navami|
|3||14 Apr 2019||Sunday||Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti|
|4||27 Oct 2019||Sunday||Diwali * (Laxmi Pujan)|
*Muhurat Trading will be conducted on Sunday, 27 Oct 2019 on the occasion of Diwali. Timings of Market for Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently for this Trading Holidays 2020.
NSE Market Timings
Trading on the equities segment takes place on all days of the week (except Saturdays and Sundays and holidays declared by the National Stock Exchange in advance). The market timings of the equities segment are:
Pre-open Timings to Trade Equities on NSE
- Order entry & modification Open : 09:00 hrs
- Order entry & modification Close : 09:08 hrs*
Note: With random closure in the last minute. Pre-open order matching starts immediately after the close of pre-open order entry.
Regular trading Timings to Trade Equities on NSE
- Normal / Limited Physical Market Open: 09:15 hrs
- Normal / Limited Physical Market Close: 15:30 hrs
Block Deal Session Timings:
- Morning Block Deal Window: This window shall operate between 08:45 AM to 09:00 AM.
- Afternoon Block Deal Window: This window shall operate between 02:05 PM to 2:20 PM.
The Closing Session is held between 15.40 hrs and 16.00 hrs
Note: The Exchange may, however, close the market on days other than the above schedule holidays or may open the market on days originally declared as holidays as per requirements. The Exchange may also extend, advance or reduce market trading hours when it deems fit and necessary.
National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSE) is an Indian stock exchange situated in Mumbai. NSE is the first stock exchange to introduce the computerized trading system in India. In the year 1994, the exchange started its operations in the country. World Federation of Exchanges recognized NSE, as the largest stock exchange in terms of yearly equity trading turnover.
The National Stock Exchange provides a fully integrated digital trading module consisting of data feed offerings, technology-oriented services, settlement and clearing services, online trading services, services for financial literacy, etc.
Product lines of NSE
NSE offers a huge amount of products. To make it simple, the products offered by NSE can be clubbed into 4 categories. They consist of Capital Markets, Trackers, Debt Instruments and Derivatives.
- The derivatives segment of NSE consists of stock derivatives, currency derivatives and NSE bond futures.
- The products, those are traded in the capital market via NSE include Stocks, Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Offer for Sale and Indices.
- Debts segment consists of Corporate Bonds and NSE EBP.
- The Trackers segment of NSE consists of Bank Nifty, India VIX and Overseas Indices.
NSE Holidays FAQs
The Indian Stock Market remains closed on all Saturdays and Sundays except Muhurat Trading on Diwali. While the exchange starts its operations at 9:15 am, closes at 3:30 pm on business days.
The national stock exchange starts its operations at 9:15 am, closes at 3:30 pm on business days. The exchange remains closed on all Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
The Stock Market (NSE and BSE) conduct Muhurat Trading Session on the auspicious occasion of Diwali that is held between 05:30 pm to 06:30 pm.
Yes, the Stock Market remains closed on all Saturdays. It only opens for Muhurat Trading on Diwali, if it falls on Saturday.
The Stock Market and both the Stock Exchanges(i.e. NSE & BSE) remain open for Five Days a week from Monday to Friday.
Muhurat trading used on conduct on the auspicious occasion of Diwali every year. Muhurat Trading on Diwali will be conducted between 05:30 pm to 06:30 pm in 2020.
Pre-open Timings to Trade Equities on NSE are – Order entry/modification Opens at 09:00 hrs and Order entry/modification Closes at 09:08 hrs*.