Market Timing & Holidays-Equity

Sr. No. Date Day Description
1 26-Jan-2021 Tuesday Republic Day
2 11-Mar-2021 Thursday Mahashivratri
3 29-Mar-2021 Monday Holi
4 02-Apr-2021 Friday Good Friday
5 14-Apr-2021 Wednesday Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
6 21-Apr-2021 Wednesday Ram Navami
7 13-May-2021 Thursday Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID)
8 21-Jul-2021 Wednesday Bakri Id
9 19-Aug-2021 Thursday Moharram
10 10-Sep-2021 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi
11 15-Oct-2021 Friday Dussehra
12 05-Nov-2021 Friday Diwali-Balipratipada
13 19-Nov-2021 Friday Gurunanak 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. Date Day Description
1 25-Apr-2021 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti
2 01-May-2021 Saturday Maharashtra Day
3 15-Aug-2021 Sunday Independence Day
4 02-Oct-2021 Saturday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
5 25-Dec-2021 Saturday Christmas

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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