List Of NSE, BSE, MCX Trading Holidays 2018

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As a trader in India, one needs to be aware of trading holidays of NSE, BSE, and MCX. Here is a summary table of NSE, BSE, and MCX, all on one page to help you plan your trade better in 2018.

Both NSE and BSE trades are closed for Saturday and Sunday. The timings for weekdays, except on the holidays mentioned below is 09:15 am to 03:30 pm. The pre-open trade session is between 09:00 to 09:15 am. It is a 15-minute trade session for NSE's NIFTY 50 index.

List Of NSE, BSE, MCX Trading Holidays 2018

Trading Holidays for NSE and BSE

Sl. No.DateHolidayDay
126 January 2018Republic DayFriday
213 February 2018MahashivratriTuesday
302 March 2018Holi (2nd day)Friday
429 March 2018Mahavir JayantiThursday
530 March 2018Good FridayFriday
601 May 2018Maharashtra DayTuesday
715 August 2018Independence DayWednesday
822 August 2018Bakri EidWednesday
913 September 2018Ganesh ChaturthiThursday
1020 September 2018MoharrumThursday
1102 October 2018Gandhi JayantiTuesday
1218 October 2018DusseraThursday
1307 November 2018Diwali Laxmi Pujan (Mahurat Trading)Wednesday
1408 November 2018Diwali BalipratipadaThursday
1523 November 2018Guru Nanak JayanthiFriday
1625 December 2018ChristmasTuesday

Holidays on Saturday or Sunday

Sl. No.DateHolidayDay
125 March 2018Ram NavamiSunday
214 April 2018Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayanthiSaturday
316 June 2018Eid-ul-fitarSaturday

Holidays for Clearing and Settlement

19 February 2018Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj JayantiMonday
18 March 2018Gudi PadwaSunday
01 April 2018Annual Bank ClosingSunday
17 August 2018Parsi New YearFriday
21 November 2018Eid-e-MiladWednesday

Although these holidays are declared in advance by the Exchange, it holds the right to close the market on days other than the above or keep the market open on days declared as a holiday. The Exchange also holds the right to reduce or extend trading hours. Mahurat timings shall be notified by the Exchange at a later point in time.

Trading Holidays for MCX

Sl. No.DateHolidayDayMorning sessionEvening Session
11 January 2018New Year's DayMondayOpenClosed
226 January 2018Republic DayFridayClosedClosed
313 February 2018MahashivratriTuesdayClosedOpen
42 March 2018Holi (2nd Day)FridayClosedOpen
529 March 2018Mahavir JayantiThursdayClosedOpen
630 March 2018Good FridayFridayClosedClosed
71 May 2018Maharashtra DayTuesdayClosedOpen
815 August 2018Independence DayWednesdayClosedClosed
922 August 2018Bakri IdWednesdayClosedOpen
1013 September 2018Ganesh ChaturthiThursdayClosedOpen
1120 September 2018MoharramThursdayClosedOpen
122 October 2018Gandhi JayanthiTuesdayClosedClosed
1318 October 2018DusseraThursdayClosedOpen
147 November 2018Laxmi PujanWednesdayClosedOpen
158 November 2018BaliprathipadaThursdayClosedOpen
1623 November 2018Guru Nanak JayanthiFridayClosedOpen
1725 December 2018ChristmasTuesdayClosedClosed

The morning session for MCX starts at 10:00 am and ends at 05:00 pm IST. The evening session begins at 05:00 pm and concludes between 11:30 and 11:55 pm. Mahurat timings shall be notified by the Exchange at a later point in time.

Significance of seeing the NSE, BSE and MCX trading holidays in 2018

It is extremely important that you see the list of holidays for the NSE, BSE and MCX so you can plan in advance. This is particularly true for traders and investors alike.

The important days, including the national holidays hardly change and remain the same every year. However, a few trading holidays like Good Friday would differ each year.

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