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Stock Market Holidays 2023

BSE and NSE Holidays 2023 list

The National Stock Exchange of India Limited (the ‘NSE’) and the BSE Limited (the ‘BSE’) are two leading exchanges for trading in securities in India.

 

They offer trading services all year around. On weekdays, these exchanges are open for trade from 9.15 AM to 3.30 PM (regular session), providing a 6 hour, 15 minute trading period. Both Saturdays and Sundays are trading holidays. There is no trading on equities, equity derivatives, or the SLB segment during these trading holidays.

 

The BSE & NSE holiday list includes particular national and festival holidays in addition to weekends.
For your reference and ease of trading, here’s a list of trading holidays for the equity segment, equity derivative segment and SLB segment for the NSE and the BSE.

NSE and BSE Trading Holidays

Holidays Date Day
Republic Day 26 January 2023 Thursday
Holi 07 March 2023 Tuesday
Ram Navami 30 March 2023 Thursday
Mahavir Jayanti 04 April 2023 Tuesday
Good Friday 07 April 2023 Friday
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2023 Friday
Maharashtra Day 01 May 2023 Monday
Bakri Id 28 June 2023 Wednesday
Independence Day 15 August 2023 Tuesday
Moharram 29 July 2023 Saturday
Ganesh Chaturthi 19 September 2023 Tuesday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 02 October 2023 Monday
Dussehra 24 October 2023 Tuesday
Diwali-Balipratipada 14 November 2023 Tuesday
Gurunanak Jayanti 27 November 2023 Monday
Christmas 25 December 2023 Monday

Following public holidays are falling on Saturday / Sunday:

Holiday Date Day
Mahashivratri 18 February 2023 Saturday
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID) 22 April 2023 Saturday
Moharram 29 July 2023 Saturday
Diwali-Laxmi Pujan* 12 November 2023 Sunday

* The Muhurat Trading day timings will be notified closer to Diwali by the Exchanges.
N.B. – The above holidays may be altered or changed by the Exchanges. Circular will be issued in advance for the same.

MCX Trading Holidays

The Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX), is the leading exchange for trading in commodities.

MCX lets people trade commodity derivative contracts in many different areas, such as bullion, industrial metals, energy, and agricultural commodities. These contracts can also be used to make indices. It is the first exchange in India to provide basic metals index futures, bullion index futures, and commodity options contracts.

Holiday Date Day Morning session Evening session
New Year’s Day 01 January 2023 Sunday Open Closed
Republic Day 26 January 2023 Thursday Closed Closed
Mahashivratri 18 February 2023 Saturday Closed Open
Holi 07 March 2023 Tuesday Closed Open
Ram Navami 30 March 2023 Thursday Closed Closed
Mahavir Jayanti 04 April 2023 Tuesday Closed Open
Good Friday 07 April 2023 Friday Closed Closed
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2023 Friday Closed Closed
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) 22 April 2023 Saturday Closed Closed
Maharashtra Day 01 May 2023 Monday Closed Open
Bakri Id 28 June 2023 Wednesday Closed Open
Moharram 29 July 2023 Saturday Closed Open
Independence Day 15 August 2023 Tuesday Closed Closed
Ganesh Chaturthi 19 September 2023 Tuesday Closed Open
Dussehra 24 October 2023 Tuesday Closed Open
Diwali – Balipratipada 14 November 2023 Tuesday Closed Open
Guru Nanak Jayanti 27 November 2023 Monday Closed Open
Christmas 25 December 2023 Monday Closed Closed

Morning session: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Evening session: 05:00 PM to 11:30/11:55 PM

* The Muhurat Trading timings will be notified closer to Diwali by the Exchanges.

NSE and BSE Holidays In January 2023

Holidays Date Day
Republic Day 26 January 2023 Thursday

NSE and BSE Holidays In March 2023

Holidays Date Day
Holi 07 March 2023 Tuesday
Ram Navami 30 March 2023 Thursday

NSE and BSE Holidays In April 2023

Holidays Date Day
Mahavir Jayanti 04 April 2023 Tuesday
Good Friday 07 April 2023 Friday
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2023 Friday

NSE and BSE Holidays In May 2023

Holidays Date Day
Maharashtra Day 01 May 2023 Monday

NSE and BSE Holidays In June 2023

Holidays Date Day
Bakri Id 28 June 2023 Wednesday

NSE and BSE Holidays In August 2023

Holidays Date Day
Independence Day 15 August 2023 Tuesday

NSE and BSE Holidays In September 2023

Holidays Date Day
Ganesh Chaturthi 19 September 2023 Tuesday

NSE and BSE Holidays In October 2023

Holidays Date Day
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 02 October 2023 Monday
Dussehra 24 October 2023 Tuesday

BSE and NSE Holidays In November 2023

Holidays Date Day
Diwali-Balipratipada 14 November 2023 Tuesday
Gurunanak Jayanti 27 November 2023 Monday

BSE and NSE Holidays In December 2023

Holidays Date Day
Christmas 25 December 2023 Monday

 

There are 18 trading holidays in total, in addition to Saturday and Sunday, according to the BSE and NSE holiday calendar for 2023. The highest number of holidays fall in April with a total of four holidays in addition to weekends. 14th and 21st April are two consecutive Fridays when the markets are closed for trading.

N.B. – The above holidays may be altered or changed by the Exchanges. Circular will be issued in advance for the same.