Trading Holidays for 2018

Know when not to trade.


Traders also need a break! Here’s the list of holidays for this year :

#HolidayDayDate
1Republic DayJanuary 26, 2018Friday
2MahashivratriFebruary 13, 2018Tuesday
3HoliMarch 2, 2018Monday
4Mahavir JayantiMarch 29, 2018Thursday
5Good FridayMarch 30, 2018Friday
6Maharashtra Day or May DayMay 1, 2018Tuesday
7Independence Day August 15, 2018Wednesday
8Bakri-eidAugust 22, 2018Wednesday
9Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 13, 2018Thursday
10MoharrumSeptember 20, 2018Thursday
11Gandhi Jayanti (Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday)October 2, 2018Tuesday
12DasaraOctober 18, 2018Thursday
13Diwali Amavasya (Muhurat trading)November 7, 2018Wednesday
14Diwali Amavasya (Muhurat trading)November 8, 2018Thursday
15Guru Nanak JayantiNovember 23, 2018Friday
16Christmas DayDecember 25, 2018Tuesday

For CDS: NSE Currency and BSE Currency

#HolidayDayDate
1Republic DayJanuary 26, 2018Friday
2MahashivratriFebruary 13, 2018Tuesday
3Chatrapati Shivaji JayantiFebruary 19, 2018Monday
4HoliMarch 2, 2018Friday
5Mahavir JayantiMarch 29, 2018Thursday
6Good FridayMarch 30, 2018Friday
7Buddha PournimaApril 30, 2018Friday
8Maharashtra or May Day May 1, 2018Tuesday
9Independence DayAugust 15, 2018Wednesday
10Parsi New YearAugust 17, 2018Friday
11Bakri-eidAugust 22, 2018Wednesday
12Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 13, 2018Thursday
13MoharramSeptember 20, 2018Thursday
14Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 2, 2018Tuesday
15DaseraOctober 18, 2018Thursday
16Diwali-BalipratipadaNovember 8, 2018Thursday
17Bhai DujNovember 9, 2018Friday
18Id-E-MiladNovember 21, 2018Wednesday
19Gurunanak JayantiNovember 23, 2018Friday
20ChristmasDecember 25, 2018Tuesday

Trading holidays for MCX: Commodities segment

# HolidayDayDateMorning Session (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)Evening Session** (5:00 PM to 11:30/11:55 PM)
1 New Year DayJanuary 1, 2018MondayOpenClosed
2 Republic DayJanuary 26, 2018FridayClosedClosed
3 MahashivratriFebruary 13, 2018TuesdayClosedOpen
4 HoliMarch 2, 2018FridayClosedOpen
5 Mahavir JayantiMarch 29, 2018ThursdayClosedOpen
6 Good FridayMarch 30, 2018FridayClosedClosed
7 Maharashtra DayMay 1, 2018TuesdayClosedOpen
8 Independence DayAugust 15, 2018WednesdayClosedClosed
9 Bakri-EidAugust 22, 2018FridayClosedOpen
10 Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 13, 2018 ThursdayClosedOpen
11 MuharramSeptember 20, 2018ThursdayClosedOpen
12 Gandhi JayantiOctober 2, 2018TuesdayClosedClosed
13 Diwali (Laxmi Pujan)November 7, 2018WednesdayClosedOpen
14 Diwali (Balipratipada)November 8, 2018ThursdayClosedOpen
15 Guru Nanak JayantiNovember 23, 2018FridayClosedOpen
16 ChristmasDecember 25, 2018TuesdayClosedClosed

*5 p.m. to 9 p.m./9:30 p.m. for internationally linked agriculture commodities
Timings for the Muhurat trading shall be posted by the MCX closer to the day.

*Muhurat trading will be on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 (Diwali—Laxmi Pujan) in the evening. The timings of Muhurat Trading will be communicated around the time.

Holidays for NSE, BSE & MCX falling on Saturday/Sunday are:
March 25, 2018: Sunday—Ram Navami
April 14, 2018: Saturday—Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
June 16, 2018: Saturday—Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid)

You can check the official holiday schedule on the respective websites of the NSE, BSE and MCX exchanges.