NSE Trading Holidays in 2024

NSE holidays for 2024 include Republic Day, Diwali, and Christmas among others. Plan your trading accordingly.
NSE Trading Holidays in 2024
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03-June-2024

The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) stands as one of the premier stock exchanges in India. Established in 1992, the NSE revolutionised the Indian capital markets by introducing modern trading technologies, robust regulatory frameworks, and a diverse range of financial instruments. The NSE offers a wide array of financial products and services catering to diverse investor needs, including equities, derivatives, currencies, bonds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Its flagship index, the NIFTY 50, comprises the top 50 actively traded stocks on the exchange, serving as a benchmark for the Indian equity markets.

NSE Trading holidays 2024

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. The NSE operates on all days of the week, except Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays declared by the exchange in advance. The NSE holidays in 2024 are based on the Indian holiday calendar and cultural festivals. In this article, we will provide you with a complete list of NSE trading holidays in 2024. We will also explain the market timings and the special sessions for Muhurat trading on Diwali. Knowing the NSE holidays in 2024 can help you plan your trading activities and strategies accordingly.

List of NSE holidays 2024

Below is the trading and stock market holiday calendar for the year 2024

Serial No.

National Holiday Name

Date

Day

1

Special Holiday

22-Jan-2024

Monday

2

Republic Day

26-Jan-2024

Friday

3

Mahashivratri

08-Mar-2024

Friday

4

Holi

25-Mar-2024

Monday

5

Good Friday

29-Mar-2024

Friday

6

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid)

11-Apr-2024

Thursday

7

Shri Ram Navmi

17-Apr-2024

Wednesday

8

Maharashtra Day

01-May-2024

Wednesday

9

Bakri Id

17-Jun-2024

Monday

10

Moharram

17-Jul-2024

Wednesday

11

Independence Day

15-Aug-2024

Thursday

12

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

02-Oct-2024

Wednesday

13

Diwali Laxmi Pujan*

01-Nov-2024

Friday

14

Gurunanak Jayanti

15-Nov-2024

Friday

15

Christmas

25-Dec-2024

Wednesday


Holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday are as follows

Here is the list of trading holidays that fall on Saturday and Sunday.

Serial No. Date Day National Holiday Name
1 14/04/24 Sunday Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
2 21/04/24 Sunday Shri Mahavir Jayanti
3 07/09/24 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi
4 12/10/24 Saturday Dussehra
5 02/11/24 Saturday Diwali-Balipratipada

 

Additional read: Share Market Timings

Trading holidays for the calendar year 2024 for the Commodity Derivatives Segment

Here are the NSE holidays for the Commodity Derivatives Segment in the calendar year 2024:

     Serial No.

National Holiday Name

Date

Day

1

Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti

14-Apr-2024

Sunday

2

Shri Mahavir Jayanti

21-Apr-2024

Sunday

3

Ganesh Chaturthi

07-Sep-2024

Saturday

4

Dussehra

12-Oct-2024

Saturday

5

Diwali-Balipratipada

02-Nov-2024

Saturday


Note:
The Indian stock markets were closed on Monday, May 20th, 2024 due to Parliamentary Elections in Mumbai.

Here's some additional information about the Indian stock markets:Muhurat trading

  • The NSE (National Stock Exchange) conducted a special live trading session on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 to test their switchover to their disaster recovery site.
  • The regular trading hours on Republic Day, January 20th, 2024 were until 3:30 pm. The markets were closed the following day, January 22nd.

Muhurat trading is a one-hour auspicious stock market trading session that is held on Diwali, one of India's most popular festivals. This year, Muhurat Trading will be held on November 01, 2024 (Friday). Timings for Muhurat Trading will be notified by the exchange subsequently.

Muhurat trading is a popular tradition among traders and investors in India. It is believed that trading during this auspicious time brings good luck and prosperity.

Additional read: What is Bombay Stock Exchange

The NSE (National Stock Exchange of India) trading schedule

Session Time (IST) Days
Pre-open session 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Monday to Friday
Normal trading hours 9:15 AM - 3:30 PM Monday to Friday


As you navigate the world of stocks, derivatives, and investments, staying informed about NSE trading holidays ensures that your trading activities are aligned with the market's rhythm. While these breaks might interrupt the flow of trading, they also provide a valuable pause to recalibrate, revaluate, and make well-informed decisions.

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Frequently asked questions

How many trading holidays are there in the year 2023?

As per the National Stock Exchange (NSE) holiday list for 2023, there are 19 trading holidays, which include weekday and weekend holidays. The NSE will remain closed on these days and no trading will take place. It is always advisable to check the official holiday list of the respective stock exchange before planning investments.

When will be the Muhurat trading in 2023?

The Muhurat trading or Mahurat trading is usually held on the day of Diwali, as per the Indian tradition. In 2023, the tentative date for Muhurat trading, as per the National Stock Exchange (NSE) holiday list, is slated for November 12, 2023.

What will be the last stock market holiday in 2023?

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) holiday list for 2023 shows the last trading holiday to be on December 25, 2023, which is Christmas Day, a national holiday in India.

Will the share market open on 1st January 2024?

Yes, the Indian stock market will remain open on New Year’s Day, i.e., January 1, 2024.

What is the total number of trading holidays in 2024?

In 2024, there are 15 scheduled stock market holidays excluding weekends, as per NSE.

When will be the Muhurat trading in 2024?

Muhurat trading will take place on November 01, 2024 (Diwali – Laxmi Pujan). The exact timings of the Muhurat trading session will be notified subsequently.

What if a holiday falls on the weekly expiry of equity options contracts?

If a weekly contract’s expiration day falls on a holiday, the NSE (National Stock Exchange) is required to move the expiration to the working day before the holiday.

What will be the last stock market holiday in 2024?

The last stock market holiday in 2024 will be Christmas, which falls on December 25, 2024.

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