Trading Holidays – 2020

By Rohit Malik

December 28, 2019

BSE, market timings, NSE, NSE trading holiday

NSE Market timings

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 the last one minute. Pre-open order matching starts immediately after the 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

Trading Holidays – 2020 (NSE & BSE)

The list of trading holidays for the calendar year 2020 has been announced. Here’s the complete list of all trading holidays for NSE & BSE

HolidaysDateDay
Mahashivratri21-Feb-2020Friday
Holi10-Mar-2020Tuesday
Ram Navami02-Apr-2020Thursday
Mahavir Jayanti06-Apr-2020Monday
Good Friday10-Apr-2020Friday
Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14-Apr-2020Tuesday
Maharashtra Day01-May-2020Friday
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)25-May-2020Monday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti02-Oct-2020Friday
Diwali Balipratipada16-Nov-2020Monday
Gurunanak Jayanti30-Nov-2020Monday
Christmas25-Dec-2020Friday
trading holidays on working days

Trading holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday

HolidaysDateDay
Republic Day26-Jan-2020Sunday
Bakri Id01-Aug-2020Saturday
Independence Day15-Aug-2020Saturday
Ganesh Chaturthi22-Aug-2020Saturday
Moharram30-Aug-2020Sunday
Dasera25-Oct-2020Sunday
Diwali * Laxmi Pujan14-Nov-2020Saturday
trading holidays on saturday/sunday

Muhurat Trading shall be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 (Diwali – Laxmi Pujan).

Timings of Muhurat Trading are announced few days ahead of the day.

You can check the official notification on the BSE website here.

About the author

Rohit Malik

A yogi who like Finance and Technology. I have been in Indian Stock market for over 12 years now as financial analyst, portfolio manager, trader. Now, I focus on Yoga, Financial Education & Long term investing. 

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