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Stock Market Trading Holidays

Trading Holidays for 2016 for Indian Stock Market

Trading Holidays for 2016 - Equity Segment, Equity Derivative Segment and SLB Segment

SI.NO. Holidays Date Day
1 Republic Day January 26, 2016 Tuesday
2 Mahashivratri March 07, 2016 Monday
3 Holi March 24, 2016 Thursday
4 Good Friday March 25, 2016 Friday
5 Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti April 14, 2016 Thursday
6 Ram Navami April 15, 2016 Friday
7 Mahavir Jayanti April 19, 2016 Tuesday
8 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) July 06,2016 Wednesday
9 Independence Day August 15,2016 Monday
10 Ganesh Chaturthi September 05, 2016 Monday
11 Bakri Id September 13, 2016 Tuesday
12 Dussehra October 11, 2016 Tuesday
13 Muharram October 12,2016 Wednesday
14 Diwali Balipratipada October 31 ,2016 Monday
15 Gurunanak Jayanti November 14, 2016 Monday

  • * Muhurat Trading shall be held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 (Diwali – Laxmi Pujan). Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.
  • The Exchange may alter / change any of the above holidays, for which a separate circular shall be issued in advance.

Trading Members are hereby informed that the Exchange shall observe following Trading Holidays during the Calendar Year 2016 for the Currency Derivatives Segment and Debt Segment. (Covering the Currency Derivatives products and Interest Rate Derivatives products)

SI.NO. Holidays Date Day
1 Republic Day January 26, 2016 Tuesday
2 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti February 19, 2016 Friday
3 Mahashivratri March 07, 2016 Monday
4 Holi March 24, 2016 Thursday
5 Good Friday March 25, 2016 Friday
6 Annual Bank Closing April 01,2016 Friday
7 Gudhi Padwa April 08,2016 Friday
8 Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti April 14, 2016 Thursday
9 Ram Navami April 15, 2016 Friday
10 Mahavir Jayanti April 19, 2016 Tuesday
11 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) July 06,2016 Wednesday
12 Independence Day August 15,2016 Monday
13 Parsi New Year August 17,2016 Wednesday
14 Ganesh Chaturthi September 05, 2016 Monday
15 Bakri Id September 13, 2016 Tuesday
16 Dussehra October 11, 2016 Tuesday
17 Muharram October 12,2016 Wednesday
18 Diwali Balipratipada October 31 ,2016 Monday
19 Gurunanak Jayanti November 14, 2016 Monday
20 Id-e-Milad December 12, 2016 Monday


  • * Muhurat Trading shall be held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 (Diwali – Laxmi Pujan). Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.
  • The Exchange may alter / change any of the above holidays, for which a separate circular shall be issued in advance.
  • * ICDM reporting platform shall remain open only for reporting.

The holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday are as follows:

Sr.No. Holidays Date Day
1 Maharashtra Day May 01, 2016 Sunday
2 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti October 02, 2016 Sunday
3 Diwali-Laxmi Pujan* October 30, 2016 Sunday
4 Christmas December 25, 2016 Sunday

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 / Retail Debt / Limited Physical Market Open : 09:15 hrs
Normal / Retail Debt / Limited Physical Market Close : 15:30 hrs

Block deal session is held between 09:15 hrs and 09:50 hrs

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.

Courtesy :

  • NSE - National Stock Exchange of India
  • BSE - Bombay Stock Exhange