If you are interested in investing in the Indian stock market, you need to be aware of the NSE Holidays 2023. The NSE, or the National Stock Exchange, is the largest and most prominent stock exchange in India, with a market capitalization of over US$ 3.4 trillion. It is located in Mumbai, the financial capital of the country.
The NSE operates on weekdays, from 9.15 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. (normal session), and offers a smooth and seamless trading facility for various segments, such as equity, equity derivatives, and SLB. However, the NSE is closed on weekends and certain national and cultural holidays, which are listed in the NSE holiday list 2023.
In this article, we will provide you with all the information you need to know about the NSE Holidays 2023, including the dates, occasions, and trading hours.
2023 Trading holidays for the equity segment, equity derivative segment, and SLB segment
|1.||Republic Day||January 26, 2023||Thursday|
|2.||Holi||March 07, 2023||Tuesday|
|3.||Ram Navami||March 30, 2023||Thursday|
|4.||Mahavir Jayanti||April 04, 2023||Tuesday|
|5.||Good Friday||April 07, 2023||Friday|
|6.||Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti||April 14, 2023||Friday|
|7.||Id-ul-fitr (Ramzan Id)||April 22, 2023||Saturday|
|8.||Maharashtra Day||May 01, 2023||Monday|
|9.||Id-ul-adha (Bakri Id)||June 29, 2023||Thursday|
|10.||Independence Day||August 15, 2023||Tuesday|
|11.||Ganesh Chaturthi||September 19, 2023||Tuesday|
|12.||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||October 02, 2023||Monday|
|13.||Dussehra||October 24, 2023||Tuesday|
|14.||Diwali Balipratipada (Muhurat Trading)||November 14, 2023||Tuesday|
|15.||Gurunanak Jayanti||November 27, 2023||Monday|
|16.||Christmas||December 25, 2023||Monday|
The holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday
The list of trading holidays which are falling on Saturday and Sunday is as follows:
|1.||Mahashivratri||February 18, 2023||Saturday|
|2.||Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)||April 22, 2023||Saturday|
|3.||Muharram||July 29, 2023||Saturday|
|4.||Diwali Laxmi-Pujan (Muhurat Trading)||November 12, 2023||Sunday|
Trading holidays for the calendar year 2023 for the commodity derivatives segment
The commodity derivatives segment of the stock market has the following trading holidays for 2023
|S.No.||Holidays||Date||Day||Morning session||Evening session*|
|1.||Republic Day||January 26, 2023||Thursday||Closed||Closed|
|2.||Holi||March 08, 2023||Wednesday||Closed||Open|
|3.||Ram Navami||March 30, 2023||Thursday||Closed||Closed|
|4.||Mahavir Jayanti||April 04, 2023||Tuesday||Closed||Open|
|5.||Good Friday||April 07, 2023||Friday||Closed||Closed|
|6.||Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti||April 14, 2023||Friday||Closed||Closed|
|7.||Maharashtra Day||May 01, 2023||Monday||Closed||Open|
|8.||Id-Ul-Adha (Bakri Id)||June 29, 2023||Thursday||Closed||Open|
|9.||Independence Day||August 15, 2023||Tuesday||Closed||Closed|
|10.||Ganesh Chaturthi||September 19, 2023||Tuesday||Closed||Open|
|11.||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||October 02, 2023||Monday||Closed||Closed|
|12.||Dusshera||October 24, 2023||Tuesday||Closed||Open|
|13.||Diwali Balipratipada (Muhurat Trading)||November 14, 2023||Tuesday||Closed||Open|
|14.||Gurunanak Jayanti||November 27, 2023||Monday||Closed||Open|
|15.||Christmas||December 25, 2023||Monday||Closed||Closed|
The morning session will be from 10 AM to 5 PM
The evening session will be from 5 PM to 11:30/11:55 PM
Muhurat trading will be conducted on Sunday, 12 November 2023, Diwali, Laxmi Pujan.
Timings for Muhurat trading will be notified by the exchange.
Muhurat Trading 2023 – Diwali Muhurat Trading Time
Muhurat trading is a special trading session that takes place on the day of Diwali, the festival of lights, in the Indian stock market. It is a tradition that dates back to the 1950s and is considered to be an auspicious time to buy and sell shares. This year Muhurat trading session is falling on 12th November.
|Muhurat Trading Session||Time|
|Block Deal Session||17:45 – 18:00 hours|
|Pre-Open Market||18:00 – 18:08 hours|
|Normal Market||18:15 – 19:15 hours|
|Call Auction Session||18:20 – 19:05 hours|
|Closing Session||19:25 – 19:35 hours|
FAQs – NSE Holidays 2023
1. How many holidays does NSE have in 2023?
Ans. In 2023, there are a total of 16 weekday holidays and 4 weekend holidays.
2. What are clearing holidays on NSE?
Ans. Clearing holidays are those days when the settlement of stocks or commodities does not occur. They should not be confused with trading holidays. Annually, the exchange provides a distinct list of clearing holidays.
3. Is it possible to purchase stocks on holidays?
Ans. Trading occurs on all days of the week, except for weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) and on holidays specified in the NSE holiday list for 2023, whether it’s equity intraday, equity delivery, or F&O trading.
4. When is the final stock market holiday in 2023?
Ans. In 2023, the last stock market holiday or NSE market holiday will be Christmas, which falls on December 25th.
5. Is it possible for NSE to modify any of the announced holidays?
Ans. Indeed, the NSE retains the authority to make changes to its declared holidays. This can be accomplished by issuing a prior circular notification.
6. What happens to the equity options contract expiry when a holiday falls on the expiry day?
Ans. According to NSE regulations, if a holiday falls on the weekly or monthly contract expiry day, the expiry date is moved to the working day just before the holiday.
7. What is Muhurat trading time in 2023?
Ans. The market session will take place on Sunday 12-11-2023 between 6:15 pm-7:15 pm