BSE and NSE Holiday List 2020, Trading Holidays

NSE Holiday List 2020

India encompasses people from different cultures and religions. It can be referred to as a land of festivals. Enthusiastic celebrations, ceremonies occur almost daily throughout the country. The culturally rich country celebrates most of the festivals across all religions with equal passion. In order to convey respects to these festivals, the Indian equity market remains closed on certain days in a year. Here, in this article, you will get an entire list of BSE and NSE Market Holiday List 2020.

BSE and NSE Holiday List 2020

The Indian equity market is led by two leading exchanges, BSE and also NSE. We are going to present separately the BSE and NSE Market Holiday List 2020.

BSE Holidays List 2020

Bombay Stock Exchange, in short BSE, established in the year 1875. It is recognized as the oldest stock exchange in Asia and the 10th largest exchange in the world. As of April 2018, the market capitalization of the exchange is near about $2.3 trillion.

The exchange operates the market for five days a week (from Monday to Friday) from 9.15 am to 3.30 pm. It remains closed on the weekends and all the national holidays in India.

Trading Holidays for 2020 – Equity Segment, Equity Derivative Segment, and SLB Segment

SI.NO.HolidaysDateDay
1MahashivratriFebruary 21,2020Friday
2HoliMarch 10,2020Tuesday
3Ram NavamiApril 02,2020Thursday
4Mahavir JayantiApril 06,2020Monday
5Good FridayApril 10,2020Friday
6Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14,2020Tuesday
7Maharashtra DayMay 01,2020Friday
8Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)May 25,2020Monday
9Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02,2020Friday
10Diwali BalipratipadaNovember 16,2020Monday
11Gurunanak JayantiNovember 30,2020Monday
12ChristmasDecember 25,2020Friday
  • Muhurat Trading will be celebrated on Saturday, November 14, 2020 (Diwali – Laxmi Pujan). Timings of Muhurat Trading will be revealed subsequently.
Trading holidays 2020

Trading Holidays for the 2020 Calendar Year especially for the Commodity Derivatives Segment.

SI.NOFestival NameDateDayMorning session (9:00 am to 5:00 pm)Evening session (5:00 pm to 11:30/11:55 pm)
1New Year DayJanuary 01,2020WednesdayOpenRemains Closed
2MahashivratriFebruary 21,2020FridayRemains ClosedOpen
3HoliMarch 10,2020TuesdayRemains ClosedOpen
4Ram NavamiApril 02,2020ThursdayRemains ClosedOpen
5Mahavir JayantiApril 06,2020MondayRemains closedOpen
6Good FridayApril 10,2020FridayRemains closedRemains closed
7Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14,2020TuesdayRemains closedOpen
8Maharashtra DayMay 01,2020FridayRemains closedOpen
9Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)May 25,2020MondayRemains closedOpen
10Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02,2020FridayRemains closedRemains closed
11Diwali BalipratipadaNovember 16,2020MondayRemains closedOpen
12Gurunanak JayantiNovember 30,2020MondayRemains closedOpen
13ChristmasDecember 25,2020FridayRemains closedRemains closed

NSE Holidays List 2020

NSE (National Stock Exchange) is the largest and leading exchanges in India, established in 1992. It is considered as the first demutualized electronic exchange in India. It is the world’s 11th largest stock exchange. As of 2018 April, it has an estimated total market capitalization of above $2.27 trillion.

Like Bombay Stock Exchange, NSE also works five days a week from 9.15 am to 3.30 pm. It remains closed only on weekends and national holidays.

HolidaysDateDay
MahashivratriFebruary 21, 2020Friday
HoliMarch 10, 2020Tuesday
Ram NavamiApril 02, 2020Thursday
Mahavir JayantiApril 06, 2020Monday
Good FridayApril 10, 2020Friday
Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14, 2020Tuesday
Maharashtra DayMay 01, 2020Friday
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)May 25, 2020Monday
Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02, 2020Friday
Diwali BalipratipadaNovember 16, 2020Monday
Gurunanak JayantiNovember 30, 2020Monday
ChristmasDecember 25, 2020Friday

Following Holidays are Falling on Saturday/Sunday

HolidaysDateDay
Republic DayJanuary 26, 2020Sunday
Bakri IdAugust 01, 2020Saturday
Independence DayAugust 15, 2020Saturday
Ganesh ChaturthiAugust 22, 2020Saturday
MuharramAugust 30, 2020Sunday
DussehraOctober 25, 2020Sunday
Diwali * Laxmi PujanNovember 14, 2020Saturday

Muhurat Trading

On the day of Diwali, Laxmi puja, there is a sort trading time, called Muhurat Trading. By the Muhurat trading, traders welcome the new year with charm and happiness. Timings of the Muhurat trading will be notified by the Exchange subsequently.

Other Rules of Holidays

Apart from these holidays, there are some settlement and clearing holidays. Besides this, there is a day, called Muhurat trading. The tradition of Muhurat trading begun from a long time ago, traders welcome the new year in a positive way. On the day of Deepawali, the Muhurat Trading happens every year.

DISCLAIMER: Without any prior notice, the Timings could be changed. So, always check the official site prior to holidays.

Author: Ankita Sarkar

Ankita is a graduate in English language and she has also done her MBA from the Calcutta University. She has a high knack in the stock markets. She is a NISM certified Research Analyst. An experienced stock market content writer Ankita is also trading successfully on her own account.

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