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Trading Holidays in Indian Stock Market – 2017

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Keeping a track on trading holidays is very important for traders for various reasons especially when it comes to derivatives and leveraged positions. It helps you understand when holidays are so that you can trade accordingly. For instance, let’s assume that today is a Friday of the third week of expiry and there is a major market event (Example: US Federal Reserve meeting) on Monday which can influence the price of stocks greatly. Imagine if you didn’t know that the stock markets are closed in India on Monday because of a festival. It could land you in unnecessary trouble if you are caught on the wrong side of the market. If you had known that there was a holiday, you might not have initiated overnight trades in the first place. Therefore, it is important to track stock market holidays for traders.

Fyers holiday calendar brings you the list of trading holidays and settlement holidays across different major exchanges and segments. View all of them below or click on any of the direct links published by the stock exchanges.
1. NSE Holidays
2. BSE Holidays
3. MCX/NCDEX Holidays

Trading Holidays list in equity markets (NSE & BSE) – 2017:

14October 02, 2017Mahatma Gandhi JayantiMonday

Sr.No. Date Holiday Day
1 January 26, 2017 Republic Day Thursday
2 February 24, 2017 Mahashivratri Friday
3 March 13, 2017 Holi Monday
4 April 04, 2017 Ram Navami Tuesday
5 April 14, 2017 Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti and Good Friday Friday
6 May 01, 2017 Maharashtra Day Monday
7 June 26, 2017 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) Monday
8 August 15, 2017 Independence Day Tuesday
9 August 25, 2017 Ganesh Chaturthi Friday
10 October 19, 2017 Diwali * Laxmi Pujan Thursday
11 October 20, 2017 Diwali-Balipratipada Friday
13 December 25, 2017 Christmas Monday

Trading Holidays on the Weekends in 2017:

Sr.No. Date Holiday Day
1 April 09, 2017 Mahavir Jayanti Sunday
2 September 02, 2017 Bakri ID Saturday
3 September 30, 2017 Dasera Saturday
4 October 01, 2017 Moharram Sunday
5 November 04, 2017 Gurunanak Jayanti Saturday

Trading Holidays for MCX & NCDEX in 2017 (including weekends):

15October 01, 2017MoharramSundayClosedOpen16October 02, 2017Mahatma Gandhi JayantiMondayClosedClosed

Sr.No. Date Holiday Day Normal Session Evening Session
1 January 01, 2017 New Year’s Day Sunday Closed Closed
2 January 26, 2017 Republic Day Thursday Closed Closed
3 February 24, 2017 Mahashivratri Friday Closed Open
4 March 13, 2017 Holi (2nd Day) Monday Closed Open
5 April 04, 2017 Ram Navami Tuesday Closed Open
6 April 09, 2017 Mahavir Jayanti Sunday Closed Open
7 April 14, 2017 Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti and Good Friday Friday Closed Closed
8 May 01, 2017 Maharashtra Day Monday Closed Closed
9 May 10, 2017 Buddha Purnima Wednesday Closed Closed
10 June 26, 2017 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) Monday Closed Open
11 August 15, 2017 Independence Day Tuesday Closed Closed
12 August 25, 2017 Ganesh Chaturthi Friday Closed Open
13 September 02, 2017 Bakri Eid Saturday Closed Open
14 September 30, 2017 Dussera Saturday Closed Open
17 October 19, 2017 Diwali * Laxmi Pujan Thursday Closed Open
18 October 20, 2017 Diwali-Balipratipada Friday Closed Open
19 November 04, 2017 Guru Nanak Jayanti Saturday Closed Open
20 November 30, 2017 Id-E-Milad Thursday Closed Open
21 December 25, 2017 Christmas Monday Closed Closed

Muhurat Trading shall be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 – (Diwali – Laxmi Pujan). Timing will be notified by exchange circulars subsequently.
*Note : The data displayed is only indicative and is subject to change without prior notice. You can also visit individual exchanges’ links as mentioned above. FYI, commodity exchanges (MCX & NCDEX) have two sessions per day and holidays declared may not necessarily be for both sessions.

We feel a sense of responsibility to provide you with the most reliable information in the stock market domain. The easiest way to track all of them in one place is on our Trading Holidays Calendar. If there are any abrupt changes made to this schedule, you will find them in our Circulars page.

Tejas Khoday

Tejas Khoday

Tejas is the Co-Founder & CEO at FYERS, the youngest team to get NSE’s broker license. He has a specialization in finance and has over 10 years of work experience spanning across proprietary trading, risk management, and broking. Tejas & his team started FYERS, a technology-focused brokerage as a mission to transform the trading/investment landscape in India.

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