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Trading Holiday List 2024 - NSE, BSE and MCX

Marisha Bhatt · 29 December 2023 · 15 Comments
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Another year down and we are just a few days away from 2024. While many would be focused on setting fresh New Year resolutions, for the trading community, it is time to review the trading holidays in 2024 and plan their trading positions. So here is a complete list of trading holidays in 2024 on the three major exchanges in India, namely NSE, BSE and MCX.

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Trading Holidays in 2024 - BSE and NSE

The trading holiday list for the Capital Markets and the Futures and Options segment on the NSE and BSE platforms are tabled below.

 

Sr. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1

Republic Day 

January 26, 2024

Friday

2

Mahashivratri

March 8th 2024

Friday

3

Holi

March 25, 2024

Monday

4

Good Friday

March 29, 2024

Friday

5

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid)

April 11, 2024

Thursday

6

Shri Ram Navami

April 17, 2024

Wednesday

7

Maharashtra Day

May 01, 2024

Wednesday

8

Bakri Id

June 17, 2024

Monday

9

Moharram

July 17, 2024

Wednesday

10

Independence Day/Parsi New Year

August 15, 2024

Thursday

11

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

October 02, 2024

Wednesday

12

Diwali Laxmi Pujan*

November 01, 2024

Friday

13

Gurunanak Jayanti

November 15, 2024

Friday

14

Christmas

December 25, 2024

Wednesday

 

* Traders can do Muhurat Trading on November 01, 2024. The stock exchanges will publish the detailed timings of Muhurat Trading on the NSE and BSE platforms at a later date and will be updated on the TrueData website in due time. 

 

The list of holidays in the Capital Markets and Futures and Options Segment that fall on weekends is tabled below.

 

Sr. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1

Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti

April 14, 2024

Sunday

2

Shri Mahavir Jayanti

April 21, 2024

Sunday

3

Ganesh Chaturthi 

September 07, 2024

Saturday

4

Dussehra

October 12, 2024

Saturday

5

Diwali-Balipratipada

November 02, 2024

Saturday

Trading Holidays in NSE and BSE for Currency Derivatives

The trading holiday list for the Currency Derivatives on the NSE and BSE platforms is tabled below.

 

Sr. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1

Special Holiday (Only For NSE)

January 22, 2024

Monday

2

Republic Day 

January 26, 2024

Friday

3

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

February 19, 2024

Monday

4

Mahashivratri

March 8th 2024

Friday

5

Holi

March 25, 2024

Monday

6

Good Friday

March 29, 2024

Friday

7

Annual Bank Closing

April 1, 2024

Monday

8

Gudhipadwa

April 9, 2024

Tuesday

9

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid)

April 11, 2024

Thursday

10

Shri Ram Navami

April 17, 2024

Wednesday

11

Maharashtra Day

May 01, 2024

Wednesday

12

Buddha Pournima

May 23, 2024

Thursday

13

Bakri Id

June 17, 2024

Monday

14

Moharram

July 17, 2024

Wednesday

15

Independence Day/Parsi New Year

August 15, 2024

Thursday

16

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

October 02, 2024

Wednesday

18

Diwali Laxmi Pujan*

November 01, 2024

Friday

19

Gurunanak Jayanti

November 15, 2024

Friday

20

Christmas

December 25, 2024

Wednesday

 

* Traders can do Muhurat Trading on November 01, 2024. The details of Muhurat Trading will be provided in due time on the NSE and BSE platforms and will be updated on the TrueData website too. 

 

The list of holidays in the Currency Derivatives that fall on weekends is tabled below.

 

Sr. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1

Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti

April 14, 2024

Sunday

2

Shri Mahavir Jayanti

April 21, 2024

Sunday

3

Ganesh Chaturthi 

September 07, 2024

Saturday

4

Dussehra

October 12, 2024

Saturday

5

Diwali-Balipratipada

November 02, 2024

Saturday

Trading Holidays in 2024 - MCX

MCX is the trading platform for commodity trading in India and was established in 2003. Trading on this exchange is in two sessions name;y, the morning session and the evening session. The complete list of Trading Holidays on MCX for both sessions is tabled below. 

 

Sr. No.

Holidays

Date

Day

Morning Session (9 am - 5 pm) 

Evening Session (5 pm - 11.30 / 11.55 pm)

1

New Year Day

January 01, 2024

Monday

Open 

Closed

2

Republic Day 

January 26, 2024

Friday

Closed

Closed

3

Mahashivratri

March 8th 2024

Friday

Closed

Open

4

Holi

March 25, 2024

Monday

Closed

Open 

5

Good Friday

March 29, 2024

Friday

Closed

Closed

6

Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid)

April 11, 2024

Thursday

Closed

Open

7

Shri Ram Navami

April 17, 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Open

8

Maharashtra Day

May 01, 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Open

9

Bakri Id

June 17, 2024

Monday

Closed

Open

10

Moharram

July 17, 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Open

11

Independence Day/Parsi New Year

August 15, 2024

Thursday

Closed

Closed

12

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

October 02, 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Closed

13

Diwali Laxmi Pujan*

November 01, 2024

Friday

Closed

Open

14

Gurunanak Jayanti

November 15, 2024

Friday

Closed

Open

15

Christmas

December 25, 2024

Wednesday

Closed

Closed

 

The list of Trading Holidays on MCX on weekends is tabled below. 

 

Sr. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1

Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti

April 14, 2024

Sunday

2

Shri Mahavir Jayanti

April 21, 2024

Sunday

3

Ganesh Chaturthi 

September 07, 2024

Saturday

4

Dussehra

October 12, 2024

Saturday

5

Diwali-Balipratipada

November 02, 2024

Saturday

Conclusion

This article highlights the full list of trading holidays for the year 2024 on all three major exchanges in India. Trading across all segments will be suspended on these days and traders can continue with their usual trading on the following days. This list will help the traders plan their trading portfolio well in advance and suitably adjust their positions. 

In the event of unforeseen circumstances leading to the suspension of regular trading sessions on dates other than those specified, the same will be notified by the exchanges via notifications or information in due course. 

We hope this list of Trading Holidays for 2024 helps you in creating a successful portfolio and enjoy your holidays too! 

Marisha Bhatt

Marisha Bhatt is a financial content writer @TrueData.

She writes with the sole aim of simplifying complex financial concepts and jargon while attempting to clarify technical and fundamental analysis concepts of the stock markets. The ultimate goal is to spread vital knowledge and benefit the maximum audience. Her Chartered Accountant background acts as the knowledge base to help clarify crucial concepts and create a sound investment portfolio.

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