NSE Holidays 2024 List : All you need to know

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The National Stock Exchange of India Limited or NSE is the leading stock exchange in India. 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 2024. Let us learn more about the NSE trading sessions and NSE holiday list 2024.

NSE Equity Market Holidays 2024 (Weekdays)

DAYDATEHOLIDAYCOMMENTS
FridayJanuary 26, 2024Republic DayFull Day Off
FridayMarch 8, 2024Maha ShivratriMorning Off
MondayMarch 25, 2024HoliFull Day Off
FridayMarch 29, 2024Good FridayFull Day Off
ThursdayApril 11, 2024Eid-ul-Fitr (Ramazan Eid)Morning Off
WednesdayApril 17, 2024Ram NavamiMorning Off
WednesdayMay 1, 2024Maharashtra DayFull Day Off
MondayMay 20, 2024General Parliamentary ElectionsFull Day Off
MondayJune 17, 2024Bakri Eid / Eid-ul-AdhaMorning Off
WednesdayJuly 17, 2024MoharramMorning Off
ThursdayAugust 15, 2024Independence DayFull Day Off
WednesdayOctober 2, 2024Mahatma Gandhi JayantiFull Day Off
FridayNovember 1, 2024Diwali - Laxmi Pujan*Morning Off
FridayNovember 15, 2024Guru Nanak JayantiMorning Off
WednesdayDecember 25, 2024ChristmasFull Day Off

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

NSE Holidays falling on Saturday and Sunday 2024 (Weekends)

Serial No.Holiday NameDateDay
1Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14, 2024Sunday
2Shri Mahavir JayantiApril 21, 2024Sunday
3Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 7, 2024Saturday
4DussehraOctober 12, 2024Saturday
5Diwali - BalipratipadaNovember 2, 2024Saturday

Market Hours for Equities Trading

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)

NSE MCX Holidays 2024

Serial No.Holiday NameDateDayMorning sessionEvening session
1New YearJanuary 1, 2024MondayOpenClosed
2Republic DayJanuary 26, 2024FridayClosedClosed
3Maha ShivratriMarch 8, 2024FridayClosedOpen
4HoliMarch 25, 2024MondayClosedOpen
5Good FridayMarch 29, 2024FridayClosedClosed
6Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Eid)April 11, 2024ThursdayClosedOpen
7Ram NavamiApril 17, 2024WednesdayClosedOpen
8Maharashtra DayMay 1, 2024WednesdayClosedOpen
9Bakri EidJune 17, 2024MondayClosedOpen
10MoharramJuly 17, 2024WednesdayClosedOpen
11Independence DayAugust 15, 2024ThursdayClosedClosed
12Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 2, 2024WednesdayClosedOpen
13Diwali - Laxmi Pujan*November 1, 2024FridayClosedClosed
14Guru Nanak JayantiNovember 15, 2024FridayClosedOpen
15ChristmasDecember 25, 2024WednesdayClosedClosed

NSE Trading Holidays List 2024 for Commodity Derivatives

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 Holidays for Commodity Derivatives Trading falling on weekdays:

Serial No.Holiday NameDateDay
1Republic Day26 January 2024Friday
2Good Friday29 March 2024Friday
3Independence Day15 August 2024Thursday
4Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti2 October 2024Wednesday
5Diwali - Laxmi Pujan*1 November 2024Friday
6Christmas25 December 2024Wednesday

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

NSE Holidays for Commodity Derivatives Trading falling on weekends:

Serial No.Holiday DescriptionDateDay
1Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14 April 2024Sunday
2Mahavir Jayanti21 April 2024Sunday
3Ganesh Chaturthi7 September 2024Saturday
4Dussehra12 October 2024Saturday
5Diwali - Balipratipada2 November, 2024Saturday

Market Hours for 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).

NSE Holiday List 2024 for Currency Derivatives

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 Holidays for Currency Derivatives falling on weekdays:

Serial No.Holiday DescriptionDateDay
1Republic Day26 January 2024Monday
2Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti19 February 2024Monday
3Maha Shivratri8 March 2024Friday
4Holi25 March 2024Monday
5Good Friday29 March 2024Friday
6Annual Bank Closing1 April 2024Monday
7Gudhipadwa9 April 2024Tuesday
8Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Eid)11 April 2024Thursday
9Ram Navami17 April 2024Wednesday
10Maharashtra Day1 May 2024Wednesday
11General Parliamentary Elections20 May 2024Monday
12Buddha Poornima23 May 2024Thursday
13Bakri Eid17 June 2024Monday
14Muharram17 July 2024Wednesday
15Independence Day/Parsi New Year15 August 2024Thursday
16Eid-E-Milad16 September 2024Monday
17Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti2 October 2024Wednesday
18Diwali - Laxmi Pujan*1 November 2024Friday
19Guru Nanak Jayanti15 November 2024Friday
20Christmas25 December 2024Wednesday

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

NSE Holidays for Currency Derivatives falling on weekends:

Serial No.Holiday DescriptionDateDay
1Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14 April 2024Sunday
2Mahavir Jayanti21 April 2024Sunday
3Ganesh Chaturthi7 September 2024Saturday
4Dussehra12 October 2024Saturday
5Diwali Balipratipada2 November 2024Saturday

Market Hours for 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. Muhurat trading will be done on 1 November 2024 (Diwali). The trading timings for Muhurat trading will be announced by NSE later.

  • How many trading holidays are there in 2024?

  • What can I do in Muhurat trading?

  • When is Muhurat trading in 2024?

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

  • Which is the last stock market holiday in 2024?

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