Trading holidays in 2021 – NSE, BSE and MCX

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Hey traders,

What a year it has been! From the record highs in the beginning of the year, to the pandemic-induced depths in March, and then the spectacular recovery thereafter, the year had plenty of twists and turns. 

As the unprecedented year comes to an end, it's the right time to take a look at the holidays for next year. 

The BSE and NSE have announced their trading holidays for 2021. Here’s a handy list of the days on which the stock markets will remain closed next year.

Holiday Date Day
Republic Day 26 January 2021 Tuesday
Mahashivratri 11 March 2021 Thursday
Holi 29 March 2021 Monday
Good Friday 2 April 2021 Friday
Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2021 Wednesday
Ram Navami 21 April 2021 Wednesday
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) 13 May 2021 Thursday
Bakri Id 21 July 2021 Wednesday
Muharram 19 August 2021 Thursday
Ganesh Chaturthi 10 September 2021 Friday
Dussehra 15 October 2021 Friday
Diwali * Laxmi Pujan 4 November 2021 Thursday
Diwali Balipratipada 5 November 2021 Friday
Gurunanak Jayanti 19 November 2021 Friday

 

Holidays that fall on a weekend

Holiday Date Day
Mahavir Jayanti 25 April 2021 Sunday
Maharashtra Day 1 May 2021 Saturday
Independence Day 15 August 2021 Sunday
Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2021 Saturday
Christmas 25 December 2021 Saturday

 

List of holidays for commodity trading (MCX)

Holiday Date Day Morning session Evening session
New Year Day 1 January 2021 Friday Open Closed
Republic Day 26 January 2021 Tuesday Closed Closed
Mahashivratri 11 March 2021 Thursday Closed Open
Holi (2nd day) 29 March 2021 Monday Closed Open
Good Friday 2 April 2021 Friday Closed Closed
Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2021 Wednesday Closed Open
Ram Navmi 21 April 2021 Wednesday Closed Open
Ramzan ID (Id-UlFitr) 13 May 2021 Thursday Closed Open
Bakri Id 21 July 2021 Wednesday Closed Open
Moharram 19 August 2021 Thursday Closed Open
Ganesh Chaturthi 10 September 2021 Friday Closed Open
Dassera 15 October 2021 Friday Closed Open
Diwali - Laxmi Pujan 4 November 2021 Thursday Closed Open*
Diwali - Balipratipada 5 November 2021 Friday Closed Open
Guru Nanak Jayanti 19 November 2021 Friday Closed Open

 

*Muhurat Trading shall be held on 4 November 2021 (Diwali - Laxmi Pujan). Timings of Muhurat Trading will be notified subsequently.

We'll keep you posted on the changes to these dates, if any.

Happy trading!

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