NSE Holiday List 2024 - NSE Trading Market Holiday List

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India is the largest stock exchange in India and the third largest in the world. It was established in 1992 and is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. NSE is the leading stock exchange in terms of volumes traded and market capitalisation. It offers a wide range of services, including listing securities, trading, clearing and settlement of trades, risk management, indices, market data and research. 

NSE is a member of the World Federation of Exchanges and is also connected to the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges. It also has a strong presence in the derivatives market, offering futures and options on indices and individual stocks. NSE is a pioneer in technology and automation in trading and offers high-speed trading platforms and automated order-routing systems. It also has a clearing and settlement system integrated with all its trading platforms. 

NSE has helped to increase liquidity and transparency in the Indian stock markets and has contributed to the growth of the Indian economy. It is also a major source of foreign investment, as foreign investors are increasingly using NSE as a platform to invest in the Indian markets.

NSE Holiday List (2024)

NSE holidays are typically announced a few weeks in advance. The NSE holidays list for 2024 is as follows:

S.No. NSC Holidays 2024 Date
1 Republic Day January 26, 2024
2 Holi March 07, 2024
3 Ram Navami March 30, 2024
4 Mahavir Jayanti April 04, 2024
5 Good Friday April 07, 2024
6 Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti April 14, 2024
7 Id-ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) April 21, 2024
8 Maharashtra Day May 01, 2024
9 Id-ul-adha (Bakri Id) June 28, 2024
10 Independence Day August 15, 2024
11 Ganesh Chaturthi September 19, 2024
12 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti October 02, 2024
13 Dussehra October 24, 2024
14 Diwali Balipratipada November 14, 2024
15 Gurunanak Jayanti November 27, 2024
16 Christmas December 25, 2024

NSE Holidays 2024 Falling on Weekends 

The table below pertains to the dates and NSE holidays falling over the weekend. 

S.No. NSE Holidays 2024 Date Day
1 Mahashivratri February 18, 2024 Saturday
2 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) April 22, 2024 Saturday
3 Muharram July 29, 2024 Saturday
4 Diwali Laxmi-Pujan November 12, 2024 Sunday

Pre-open Timings to Trade Equities

Pre-open timings to trade equities refer to the period of time before the stock market opens for trading. Market participants use this period to prepare for the trading day. The pre-open period is also used to calculate the opening price of a security. This pre-open session is scheduled for 15 minutes, starting at 9:00 am and ending at 9:15 am. It consists of the order collection period and the matching order period. 

Regular Trading Timings to Trade Equities

The regular trading hours for the National Stock Exchange (NSE) are between 09:00 am and 03:30 pm IST on all weekdays except Saturdays and Sundays. The NSE trading hours are divided into three sessions, namely, the morning session, the afternoon session, and the evening session.

The morning session begins at 09:00 am and ends at 11:55 am, and the afternoon session starts at noon and ends at 02:30 pm. The evening session begins at 03:00 pm and ends at 03:30 pm.

The NSE is closed on all national holidays and the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. On days when the NSE is closed, no trading takes place. However, you can still place orders for the next trading day.

Block Deal Session Timings

The Block Deal Session on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) occurs twice daily.

Session 1: Morning Block Deal Window (first session): This window is scheduled to operate from 8:00 am to 9:00 am.

Session 2: Afternoon Block Deal Window (second session): The session will run between 2:00 and 2:30 pm.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is NSE open on Saturday and Sunday?

The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) is open for trading on all days of the week except Saturdays and Sundays.

What is the list of NSE holidays in 2024?

NSE listed 15 days of trading NSE holidays, including weekends.

Can mutual funds be purchased online during a holiday?

The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) is open for trading on all days of the week except for Saturdays and Sundays. The weekday NSE trading hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. IST.

Is the NSE open on Saturday?

No, the NSE is not open on weekends.

What was it like to be on Dalal Street on Black Friday?

It was chaotic on Dalal Street on Black Friday. People everywhere were rushing to get their hands on the best deals. It was pretty overwhelming but also fascinating. You could feel the energy in the air, and everyone was determined to get the best deal possible. It was a day to remember.

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