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Another year is on the bay! Like previous years, NSE and MCX have announced their list of Trading holidays for the year 2020.

Usually, Markets remain open on weekdays (Monday to Friday) and remain closed on weekends (Saturday and Sunday). Besides these days, the markets also open during some special sessions as listed below.

 TrueData does provide support on NSE Holidays when MCX market is open in the evening sessions.

Therefore, The support timings in such cases would be from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm IST.

NSE Trading Holidays 2020

SR NO.DATEDAYSDESCRIPTION
121 February 2020FridayMahashivratri
210 March 2020Tuesday Holi
302 April 2020Thursday Ram Navami
406 April 2020MondayMahavir Jayanti
510 April 2020FridayGood Friday
614 April 2020Tuesday Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
701 May 2020Friday Maharashtra Day
825 May 2020MondayId-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID)
902 October 2020Friday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
1016 November 2020MondayDiwali-Balipratipada
1130 November 2020Friday Gurunanak Jayanti
1225 December 2020WednesdayChristmas

Trading holidays falling on Saturday or Sunday are as follows:

SR NO.DATEDAYSDESCRIPTION
126 January 2020Sunday Republic Day
201 August 2020 Saturday Bakri Id
315 August 2020Saturday Independence Day
422 August 2020 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi
530 August 2020 Sunday Moharram
625 October 2020 Sunday Dasera
714 November 2020 Saturday Diwali-Laxmi Pujan*

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

NSE Market Timings (Equities)

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 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

Block Deal Session Timings:

Morning Block Deal Window: This window shall operate between 08:45 AM to 09:00 AM.

Afternoon Block Deal Window: This window shall operate between 02:05 PM to 2:20 PM.

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.

NSE Market Timings (Derivatives)

Trading on the derivatives 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 derivatives segment are:

Normal market / Exercise market open time: 09:15 hrs

Normal market close time: 15:30 hrs

Setup cutoff time for Position limit/Collateral value : 16:15 hrs

Trade modification / Exercise market end time : 16:15 hrs

MCX Trading Holidays 2020

Please find below the Trade Timings for MCX Sessions:

Morning session – 09:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Evening session – 5:00 PM to 11:30/11:55 PM and 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM for Internationally linked agricultural commodities.

In view of the Novel Covid19 virus pandemic outbreak and the nation-wide lockdown of 21 days in the country and pursuant to discussions with SEBI, MCX has decided there will be no evening session (trading session) available on April 2, 2020, April 6, 2020 and April 14, 2020.

SR NO.DATEDAYSDESCRIPTIONMORNING SESSIONEVENING SESSION
101 January 2020Wednesday New Year DayOpenClosed
221 February 2020Friday MahashivratriClosedOpen
310 March 2020Tuesday Holi (2nd day)ClosedOpen
402 April 2020Thursday Ram Navmi ClosedClosed
506 April 2020MondayMahavir Jayanti ClosedClosed
610 April 2020Friday Good FridayClosedClosed
714 April 2020Tuesday Ambedkar JayantiClosedClosed
801 May 2020Friday Maharashtra DayClosedOpen
925 May 2020MondayRamzan ID (Id-UIFitr) ClosedOpen
1002 October 2020Friday Gandhi JayantiClosedClosed
1116 November 2020MondayDiwali - Balipratipada ClosedOpen
1230 November 2020MondayGuru Nanak Jayanti ClosedOpen
1325 December 2020Friday ChristmasClosedClosed

Trading holidays falling on Saturday or Sunday are as follows:

SR NO.DATEDAYSDESCRIPTION
126 January 2020Sunday Republic Day
201 August 2020 Saturday Bakri Id
315 August 2020Saturday Independence Day
422 August 2020 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi
530 August 2020 Sunday Moharram
625 October 2020 Sunday Dasera
714 November 2020 Saturday Diwali-Laxmi Pujan*

Above all, Wishing everyone a Happy and Profitable Year 2020!

 

 

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