NSE Holidays 2022 List : All you need to know

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National Stock Exchange of India Limited or NSE is the leading stock exchange of India. In August 2021, NSE achieved a total market capitalization of over US$ 3.4 trillion to become the 10th largest stock exchange in the world.

The NSE operates and provides seamless trading facilities throughout the year. The normal trading session for equities and equity derivatives on NSE starts at 9:15 AM and ends at 3:30 PM, providing a trading session of 6 hours and 15 minutes. The NSE, however, remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Besides, there are also a number of NSE trading holidays that are declared or announced by the exchange in advance. The NSE has also announced the market holiday or NSE holidays 2022. Let us learn more about the NSE trading sessions and NSE holiday list 2022.

NSE Holiday List 2022- Equity and F&O

NSE trading holidays 2022 that fall on weekdays:

Holiday DescriptionDateDay
Republic Day26 January, 2022Wednesday
Mahashivratri01 March, 2022Tuesday
Holi18 March, 2022Friday
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Mahavir Jayanti14 April, 2022Thursday
Good Friday15 April, 2022Friday
Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID)03 May, 2022Tuesday
Muharram09 August, 2022Tuesday
Independence Day15 August, 2022Monday
Ganesh Chaturthi31 August, 2022Wednesday
Dussehra05 October, 2022Wednesday
Diwali/Laxmi Puja24 October, 2022Monday
Diwali-Balipratipada26 October, 2022Wednesday
Gurunanak Jayanti08 November, 2022Tuesday

NSE Holidays that fall on weekends:

Holiday DescriptionDateDay
Ram Navami10 April, 2022Sunday
Maharashtra Day01 May, 2022Sunday
Bakra Eid10 July, 2022Sunday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti02 October, 2022Sunday
Christman25 December, 2022Sunday

(Note: Futures and Options (F&O) trading has weekly/monthly expiries. In case there is a holiday on the expiry day, the expiry is shifted to the previous day)

Market Hours- Equities

NSE Pre open market trading session

Order placement and modification: 

Open: 9:00 AM

Close: 9:08 AM

Regular trading session

Market Open: 9:15 AM

Market Close: 3:30 PM

Closing session

Open: 3:40 PM

Close: 4:00 PM

Block deal session

Morning window:

Open: 8:45 AM

Close: 9:00 AM

Afternoon window:

Open: 2:05 PM

Close: 2:20 PM

(These are normal trading timings for the equities market. The NSE has the complete right to reduce or extend the aforementioned trading timings when needed)

Commodity Derivatives Trading on NSE

NSE also has a Commodity Derivatives segment that offers trading in Futures. The instruments available for traders are Bullion and Energy Futures. Futures of a total of 5 commodities are available to trade on NSE- Brent Crude Oil, Copper, Degummed Soy Oil, Gold, and Silver.

Just like Equities, trading in commodity derivatives also happens all days of the week, except Saturdays and Sundays and the holidays announced by the NSE. 

NSE Holiday List 2022- Commodity Derivatives

NSE Holidays that fall on weekdays:

Holiday DescriptionDateDayMorningEvening Session
Republic Day26 January, 2022WednesdayBoth Closed
Mahashivratri01 March, 2022TuesdayOnly Evening Session Open
2nd Day of Holi18 March, 2022FridayOnly Evening Session Open
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Mahavir Jayanti14 April, 2022ThursdayOnly Evening Session Open
Good Friday15 April, 2022FridayBoth Closed
Ramzan Id (Eid-Ul-Fitr)03 May, 2022TuesdayOnly Evening Session Open
Muharram09 August, 2022TuesdayOnly Evening Session Open
Independence Day15 August, 2022MondayBoth Closed
Ganesh Chaturthi31 August, 2022WednesdayOnly Evening Session Open
Dussehra05 October, 2022WednesdayOnly Evening Session Open
Diwali/Laxmi Puja24 October, 2022MondayOnly Evening Session Open
Diwali Balipratipada26 October, 2022WednesdayOnly Evening Session Open
Gurunanak Jayanti08 November, 2022TuesdayOnly Evening Session Open

NSE Holidays that fall on weekends:

Holiday DescriptionDateDay
New Year Day01 January, 2022Saturday
Ram Navami10 April, 2022Sunday
Maharashtra Day01 May, 2022Sunday
Bakra Eid10 July, 2022Sunday
Gandhi Jayanti 02 October, 2022Sunday
Christmas25 December, 2022Sunday

Market Hours- Commodity Derivatives

Normal market open: 09:00 AM

Normal market close: 11:30 PM

(These are normal trading timings for the equities market. The NSE has the complete right to reduce or extend the aforementioned trading timings when needed)

Currency Derivatives Trading on NSE

NSE also allows trading in currency Futures, also known as FX Futures. There are different currency pairs whose Future contracts are traded on NSE- USDINR, EURINR, JPYINR, and GBPINR.

NSE Holiday List 2022- Currency Derivatives

NSE Holidays that fall on weekdays:

Holiday DescriptionDateDay
Republic Day26 January, 2022Wednesday
Mahashivratri01 March, 2022Tuesday
Holi18 March, 2022Friday
Annual Bank Closing01 April, 2022Friday
Ambedkar Jayanti/Mahavir Jayanti14 April, 2022Thursday
Good Friday15 April, 2022Friday
Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID)03 May, 2022Tuesday
Buddha Purnima16 May, 2022Monday
Muharram09 August, 2022Tuesday
Independence Day 15 August, 2022Monday
Parsi New Year16 August, 2022Tuesday
Ganesh Chaturthi31 August, 2022Wednesday
Dussehra05 October, 2022Wednesday
Diwali/Laxmi Puja24 October, 2022Monday
Diwali Balipratipada26 October, 2022Wednesday
Gurunanak Jayanti08 November, 2022Tuesday

NSE Holidays that fall on weekends:

Holiday DescriptionDateDay
Chatrapati Shivaji Jayanti19 February, 2022Saturday
Gudi Padwa02 April, 2022Saturday
Ram Navami10 April, 2022Sunday
Maharashtra Day01 May, 2022Sunday
Bakra Eid10 July, 2022Sunday
Gandhi Jayanti02 October, 2022Sunday
Id E-Milad09 October, 2022Sunday
Christmas25 December, 2022Sunday

Market Hours- Currency Derivatives

Normal market open: 09:00 AM

Normal market close: 05:00 PM

(These are normal trading timings for the equities market. The NSE has the complete right to reduce or extend the aforementioned trading timings when needed)

Muhurat Trading

Muhurat trading is a special trading session conducted by NSE on Diwali. It is taken as an auspicious trading hour to start a new investment journey or to buy equities for long term investment. The NSE announces hours for Muhurat trading in advance. In 2022, the Muhurat trading will be done on 24 October, 2022 (Diwali). The trading timings for Muhurat trading will be announced by NSE later.

  • How many trading holidays are there in 2022?

  • What can I do in Muhurat trading?

  • When is Muhurat trading in 2022?

  • What if a holiday is on weekly expiry of equity options contracts?

  • Which is the last stock market holiday in 2022?

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