NSE Trading Holidays List 2024 – Stock Market Trading holidays

If you are interested in investing in the Indian stock market, you need to be aware of the NSE Holidays 2024. 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 2024.

In this article, we will provide you with all the information you need to know about the NSE Holidays 2024, including the dates, occasions, and trading hours.

Trading Holidays 2024

Sr.NoNational HolidayDateDay
1.Republic Day26-Jan-2024Friday
2.Maha Shivaratri08-Mar-2024Friday
4.Good Friday29-Mar-2024Friday
5.EID AL FITR10-Apr-2024Wednesday
6.Ram Navami17-Apr-2024Wednesday
7.Maharashtra Day01-May-2024Wednesday
8.Id-ul-adha (Bakri Id)17-Jun-2024Monday
10.Independence Day15-Aug-2024Thursday
11.Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti02-Oct-2024Wednesday
12.Diwali-Laxmi Pujan *01-Nov-2024Friday
13.Gurunanak Jayanti15-Nov-2024Friday

The Holidays Falling on Saturday / Sunday 2024

Sr.NoNational HolidayDateDay
1.Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14-Apr-2024Sunday
2.Mahavir Jayanti21-Apr-2024Sunday
3.Ganesh Chaturthi07-Sep-2024Saturday
5.Diwali Balipratipada02-Nov-2024Saturday

Muhurat Trading 2024

Muhurat Trading SessionTime
Block Deal Session5:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Pre-Open Market6:00 pm to 6:15 pm
Normal Market6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
Call Auction Session6:20 pm to 7:05 pm
Closing Session7:15 pm to 7:25 pm

2023 Trading holidays for the equity segment, equity derivative segment, and SLB segment

1.Republic DayJanuary 26, 2023Thursday
2.HoliMarch 07, 2023Tuesday
3.Ram NavamiMarch 30, 2023Thursday
4.Mahavir JayantiApril 04, 2023Tuesday
5.Good FridayApril 07, 2023Friday
6.Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14, 2023Friday
7.Id-ul-fitr (Ramzan Id)April 22, 2023Saturday
8.Maharashtra DayMay 01, 2023Monday
9.Id-ul-adha (Bakri Id)June 29, 2023Thursday
10.Independence DayAugust 15, 2023Tuesday
11.Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 19, 2023Tuesday
12.Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02, 2023Monday
13.DussehraOctober 24, 2023Tuesday
14.Diwali Balipratipada (Muhurat Trading)November 14, 2023Tuesday
15.Gurunanak JayantiNovember 27, 2023Monday
16.ChristmasDecember 25, 2023Monday

The holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday

The list of trading holidays which are falling on Saturday and Sunday is as follows:

1.MahashivratriFebruary 18, 2023Saturday
2.Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)April 22, 2023Saturday
3.MuharramJuly 29, 2023Saturday
4.Diwali Laxmi-Pujan (Muhurat Trading)November 12, 2023Sunday

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.HolidaysDateDayMorning sessionEvening session*
1.Republic DayJanuary 26, 2023ThursdayClosedClosed
2.HoliMarch 08, 2023WednesdayClosedOpen
3.Ram NavamiMarch 30, 2023ThursdayClosedClosed
4.Mahavir JayantiApril 04, 2023TuesdayClosedOpen
5.Good FridayApril 07, 2023FridayClosedClosed
6.Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14, 2023FridayClosedClosed
7.Maharashtra DayMay 01, 2023MondayClosedOpen
8.Id-Ul-Adha (Bakri Id)June 29, 2023ThursdayClosedOpen
9.Independence DayAugust 15, 2023TuesdayClosedClosed
10.Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 19, 2023TuesdayClosedOpen
11.Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02, 2023MondayClosedClosed
12.DussheraOctober 24, 2023TuesdayClosedOpen
13.Diwali Balipratipada (Muhurat Trading)November 14, 2023TuesdayClosedOpen
14.Gurunanak JayantiNovember 27, 2023MondayClosedOpen
15.ChristmasDecember 25, 2023MondayClosedClosed

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 SessionTime
Block Deal Session17:45 – 18:00 hours
Pre-Open Market18:00 – 18:08 hours
Normal Market18:15 – 19:15 hours
Call Auction Session18:20 – 19:05 hours
Closing Session19:25 – 19:35 hours

FAQs – NSE Holidays 2023

1. How many holidays does NSE have in 2024?

Ans. In 2024, there are a total of 14 weekday holidays and 5 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

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