Market Timings & Holidays

Holidays for the calendar year 2018 : Equities

Sr. No.DateDayDescription
126-Jan-2018FridayRepublic Day
213-Feb-2018TuesdayMahashivratri
302-Mar-2018FridayHoli
429-Mar-2018ThursdayMahavir Jayanti
530-Mar-2018FridayGood Friday
601-May-2018TuesdayMaharashtra Day
715-Aug-2018WednesdayIndependence Day
822-Aug-2018WednesdayBakri ID
913-Sep-2018ThursdayGanesh Chaturthi
1020-Sep-2018ThursdayMoharram
1102-Oct-2018TuesdayMahatama Gandhi Jayanti
1218-Oct-2018ThursdayDasera
1307-Nov-2018WednesdayDiwali-Laxmi Pujan*
1408-Nov-2018ThursdayDiwali-Balipratipada
1523-Nov-2018FridayGurunanak Jayanti
1625-Dec-2018TuesdayChristmas

*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
125-Mar-2018SundayRam Navami
214-Apr-2018SaturdayDr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
316-Jun-2018SaturdayId-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID)
Sr. No.DateDayDescription
126-Jan-2018FridayRepublic Day
213-Feb-2018TuesdayMahashivratri
319-Feb-2018MondayChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
402-Mar-2018FridayHoli
529-Mar-2018ThursdayMahavir Jayanti
630-Mar-2018FridayGood Friday
702-Apr-2018MondayAnnual Bank Closing
830-Apr-2018MondayBuddha Pournima
901-May-2018TuesdayMaharashtra Day
1015-Aug-2018WednesdayIndependence Day
1117-Aug-2018FridayParsi New Year
1222-Aug-2018WednesdayBakri ID
1313-Sep-2018ThursdayGanesh Chaturthi
1420-Sep-2018ThursdayMoharram
1502-Oct-2018TuesdayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
1618-Oct-2018ThursdayDasera
1707-Nov-2018WednesdayDiwali- Laxmi Pujan
1808-Nov-2018ThursdayDiwali-Balipratipada
1921-Nov-2018WednesdayId-E-Milad
2023-Nov-2018FridayGurunanak Jayanti
2125-Dec-2018TuesdayChristmas

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 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.

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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