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NSE and MCX Trading Holidays 2020

TrueData Team · 26 December 2019 · 0 Comments
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NSE and MCX Trading Holidays 2020 Another year is on the bay! Like previous years, NSE and MCX have announced their list of Trading holidays for the year 2020. Usually, Markets remain open on weekdays (Monday to Friday) and remain closed on weekends (Saturday and Sunday). Besides these days, the markets are also open during some special sessions as listed below.  TrueData does provide support on NSE Holidays when MCXthe market is open in the evening sessions. Therefore, The support timings in such cases would be from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm IST.

NSE Trading Holidays 2020

SR NO. DATE DAYS DESCRIPTION
1 21 February 2020 Friday Mahashivratri
2 10 March 2020 Tuesday Holi
3 02 April 2020 Thursday Ram Navami
4 06 April 2020 Monday Mahavir Jayanti
5 10 April 2020 Friday Good Friday
6 14 April 2020 Tuesday Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
7 01 May 2020 Friday Maharashtra Day
8 25 May 2020 Monday Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID)
9 02 October 2020 Friday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
10 16 November 2020 Monday Diwali-Balipratipada
11 30 November 2020 Monday Gurunanak Jayanti
12 25 December 2020 Friday Christmas

Trading holidays falling on Saturday or Sunday are as follows:

SR NO. DATE DAYS DESCRIPTION
1 26 January 2020 Sunday Republic Day
2 01 August 2020 Saturday Bakri Id
3 15 August 2020 Saturday Independence Day
4 22 August 2020 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi
5 30 August 2020 Sunday Moharram
6 25 October 2020 Sunday Dasera
7 14 November 2020 Saturday Diwali-Laxmi Pujan*

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

NSE Market Timings (Equities)

Trading on the equities segment takes place on all days of the week (except Saturdays and Sundays and holidays declared by the Exchange in advance). The market timings of the equities segment are A) Pre-open session Order entry & modification Open: 09:00 hrs Order entry & modification Close: 09:08 hrs* *with random closure in the last one minute. Pre-open order matching starts immediately after the close of pre-open order entry. B) Regular trading session Normal / Limited Physical Market Open: 09:15 hrs Normal / Limited Physical Market Close: 15:30 hrs Block Deal Session Timings: Morning Block Deal Window: This window shall operate between 08:45 AM to 09:00 AM. Afternoon Block Deal Window: This window shall operate between 02:05 PM to 2:20 PM. C) The Closing Session is held between 15.40 hrs and 16.00 hrs Note: The Exchange may, however, close the market on days other than the above scheduled holidays or may open the market on days originally declared as holidays. The Exchange may also extend, advance, or reduce trading hours when it deems fit and necessary.

NSE Market Timings (Derivatives)

Trading on the derivatives segment takes place on all days of the week (except Saturdays and Sundays and holidays declared by the Exchange in advance). The market timings of the derivatives segment are: Normal market / Exercise market open time: 09:15 hrs Normal market close time: 15:30 hrs Setup cutoff time for Position limit/Collateral value: 16:15 hrs Trade modification / Exercise market end time: 16:15 hrs

MCX Trading Holidays 2020

Please find below the Trade Timings for MCX Sessions:

Morning session – 09:00 AM to 5:00 PM Evening session – 5:00 PM to 11:30/11:55 PM and 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM for Internationally linked agricultural commodities. Given the Novel COVID-19 virus pandemic outbreak and the nationwide lockdown of 21 days in the country and according to discussions with SEBI, MCX has decided there will be no evening session (trading session) available on April 2, 2020, April 6, 2020, and April 14, 2020.

SR NO. DATE DAYS DESCRIPTION SESSION EVENING EVENING EVENING SESSION
1 01 January 2020 Wednesday New Year Day Open Closed
2 21 February 2020 Friday Mahashivratri Closed Open
3 10 March 2020 Tuesday Holi (2nd day) Closed Open
4 02 April 2020 Thursday Ram Navmi Closed Closed
5 06 April 2020 Monday Mahavir Jayanti Closed Closed
6 10 April 2020 Friday Good Friday Closed Closed
7 14 April 2020 Tuesday Ambedkar Jayanti Closed Closed
8 01 May 2020 Friday Maharashtra Day Closed Open
9 25 May 2020 Monday Ramzan ID (Id-UIFitr) Closed Open
10 02 October 2020 Friday Gandhi Jayanti Closed Closed
11 16 November 2020 Monday Diwali - Balipratipada Closed Open
12 30 November 2020 Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti Closed Open
13 25 December 2020 Friday Christmas Closed Closed

Trading holidays falling on Saturday or Sunday are as follows:

SR NO. DATE DAYS DESCRIPTION
1 26 January 2020 Sunday Republic Day
2 01 August 2020 Saturday Bakri Id
3 15 August 2020 Saturday Independence Day
4 22 August 2020 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi
5 30 August 2020 Sunday Moharram
6 25 October 2020 Sunday Dasera
7 14 November 2020 Saturday Diwali-Laxmi Pujan*

Above all, Wishing everyone a Happy and Profitable Year 2020!    

TrueData Team

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