Market Timings & Holidays

Holidays for the calendar year 2016 : Equities

Sr. No.DateDayDescription
126-Jan-2016TuesdayRepublic Day
425-Mar-2016FridayGood Friday
514-Apr-2016ThursdayDr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
615-Apr-2016FridayRam Navami
719-Apr-2016TuesdayMahavir Jayanti
806-Jul-2016WednesdayId-uI-Fitar (Ramzan ID)
915-Aug-2016MondayIndependence Day
1005-Sep-2016MondayGanesh Chaturthi
1113-Sep-2016TuesdayBakri ID
1514-Nov-2016MondayGurunanak Jayanti

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

The holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday are as follows:

Sr. No.DateDayDescription
101-May-2016SundayMaharashtra Day
202-Oct-2016SundayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
330-Oct-2016SundayDiwali-Laxmi Pujan*
Sr. No.DateDayDescription
126-Jan-2016TuesdayRepublic Day
219-Feb-2016FridayChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
525-Mar-2016FridayGood Friday
601-Apr-2016FridayAnnual Closing of Banks
708-Apr-2016FridayGudi Padwa
814-Apr-2016ThursdayDr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
915-Apr-2016FridayRam Navami
1019-Apr-2016TuesdayMahavir Jayanti
1106-Jul-2016WednesdayId-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID)
1215-Aug-2016MondayIndependence Day
1317-Aug-2016WednesdayParsi New Year
1405-Sep-2016MondayGanesh Chaturthi
1513-Sep-2016TuesdayBakri ID
1914-Nov-2016MondayGurunanak Jayanti

Market Timings

Trading on the equities segment takes place on all days of the week (except Saturdays and Sundays and holidays declared by the Exchange in advance). The market timings of the equities segment are:

A) Pre-open session
Order entry & modification Open : 09:00 hrs
Order entry & modification Close : 09:08 hrs*
*with random closure in last one minute. Pre-open order matching starts immediately after close of pre-open order entry.

B) Regular trading session
Normal / Limited Physical Market Open : 09:15 hrs
Normal / Limited Physical Market Close : 15:30 hrs

Block deal session is held between 09:15 hrs and 09:50 hrs

C) 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. The Exchange may also extend, advance or reduce trading hours when its deems fit and necessary.

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