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List of Holiday in Share Market 2020

Holiday in Share Market

The Indian share market has certain holidays. On those days, exchanges remain close. The holidays vary from exchange to exchange. Like, NSE, BSE, MCX, all the exchanges have some common and some different holiday lists. In this post, you will find a complete list of holiday in share market 2020.

FAQs on Holiday in Share Market

Is Saturday a stock market holiday?

NSE or National Stock Exchange is open from Monday to Friday every weekday. And it is closed every Saturday and Sunday. This story can be exceptional if any special trading sessions are announced on weekend days.

Can I buy stocks at night?

In India, you can buy or sell stocks at night if your broker provides AMO (After Market Order). Indian stock market remains close at night but the commodity market remains open till 11.30 pm. So, by using AMO order, you can buy or sell stocks for the next trading day in advance. If you want to work in the international market, you can even trade at night.

What is clearing holidays in NSE?

Clearing holiday is different from the trading holidays. Clearing holiday means when the entire trading community is not trading but people working on the exchanges do their settlement work. Both in trading and clearing holidays, trading activity remains close. The difference is during clearing holidays, exchange workers work.

What are the trading hours in India?

The normal trading time for both of the exchanges NSE, BSE, the equity market is between 9:15 am to 03:30 pm, Monday to Friday. The trading time for the commodity (MCX/Multi Commodity Exchange) market is between 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM, Monday to Friday. Besides this, the normal trading time for Agri-community (NCDEX) market is between 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

BSE Holiday in Share Market

Now, what the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is. In India, The Bombay Stock Exchange or BSE is the first and the largest securities market. The exchange was established in the year 1875 as part of the Native Share and Stock Brokers’ Association. The exchange is previously known as Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. The Indian stock exchange head branch is at Dalal Street, Mumbai. As I said it is Asia’s oldest and 10th largest stock exchange.

HolidayDayDate
Republic DaySunday26 January 2020
Maha ShivaratriFriday21 February 2020
HoliFriday6 March 2020
Mahavir JayantiThursday2 April 2020
Good FridayFriday10 April 2020
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar JayantiTuesday14 April 2020
Maharashtra DayFriday1 May 2020
Ganesh ChaturthiThursday17 September 2020
Bakrid/Eid-al-AdhaFriday25 September 2020
Gandhi JayantiFriday2 October 2020
Vijaya DashamiThursday22 October 2020
Diwali/Laxmi PujaWednesday11 November 2020
Diwali BalipratipadaThursday12 November 2020
Guru Nanak JayantiWednesday25 November 2020
ChristmasFriday25 December 2020

NSE Holiday in Share Market

The National Stock Exchange or NSE is the newest stock exchange in India. The setup year was November 1992. It is being said that the National Stock Exchange was India’s first fully automated electronic exchange.

After the BSE Stock exchange, the NSE exchange successfully imprints its mark in the Indian share market. It is now, India’s one of the most trading exchanges. Here, is the holiday list of NSE. The holidays are almost the same in both the exchanges. The difference is minor.

HolidayDayDate
Republic DaySunday26 January 2020
Maha ShivaratriFriday21 February 2020
Mahavir JayantiMonday6 April 2020
Good FridayFriday10 April 2020
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar JayantiTuesday14 April 2020
Buddha PurnimaThursday7 May 2020
Bakrid/Eid-al-AdhaFriday31 July 2020
JanmashthamiWednesday12 August 2020
Independence DaySaturday15 August 2020
MuharramSaturday29 August 2020
Mahatma Gandhi JayantiFriday2 October 2020
Vijaya Dashami/DussehraSunday25 October 2020
Eid e MiladThursday29 October 2020
DiwaliSaturday14 November 2020
Guru Nanak JayantiMonday30 November 2020
Christmas DayFriday25 December 2020

Trading Holidays on Saturday/Sunday

These holidays are fall on Saturday/Sunday for NSE/BSE. As weekends are off for trading, so in these holidays trading activities are generally off.

Sr.NoHolidaysDateDay
1Republic DayJanuary 26, 2020Sunday
2Bakri IdAugust 01, 2020Saturday
3Independence DayAugust 15, 2020Saturday
4Ganesh ChaturthiAugust 22, 2020Saturday
5MuharramAugust 30, 2020Sunday
6DussehraOctober 25, 2020Sunday
7Diwali * Laxmi PujanNovember 14, 2020Saturday

Trading Holiday for Commodity (MCX/NCDEX)

Multi Commodity Exchange or MCX is an electronic commodity futures trading exchange. On the other hand, National Commodity And Derivative Exchange NCDEX is an online-based multi-commodity trading exchange. As the name suggests MCX is the platform where commodity trading takes place.

Now, come to NCDEX or National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited. It is an Indian based online commodity exchange. The commodity exchange doesn’t remain close on the morning and evening.

DaysDateMorningEvening
New Year DayJanuary 01, 2020WednesdayOpenClosed
MahashivratriFebruary 21, 2020FridayClosedOpen
HoliMarch 10, 2020TuesdayClosedOpen
Ram NavmiApril 02, 2020ThursdayClosedOpen
Mahavir JayantiApril 06, 2020MondayClosedOpen
Good FridayApril 10, 2020FridayClosedClosed
Ambedkar JayantiApril 14, 2020TuesdayClosedOpen
Maharashtra DayMay 01, 2020FridayClosedOpen
Ramzan IdMay 25, 2020MondayClosedOpen
Gandhi JayantiOctober 02, 2020FridayClosedClosed
Diwali BalipratipadaNovember 16, 2020MondayClosedOpen
Guru Nanak JayantiNovember 30, 2020MondayClosedOpen
ChristmasDecember 25, 2020FridayClosedClosed

Conclusion

So, I hope from this single post, you get all the desired information on share market holidays 2020. The information is latest and updated and taken from the official site of exchanges.

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