Stock Market Holidays 2024

Traders often keep a close eye on the stock market, but holidays, apart from weekends, offer them a break as stock exchanges remain closed. These holidays can be government-related like Holi or Diwali.

Despite stock markets being closed on these holidays, it's important to remember that external events or factors can still impact market sentiment. Staying watchful during the holidays is wise, considering your positions and potential investments. Sometimes, distractions or other activities might cause missed opportunities, so staying alert can help to avoid this. It's essential to maintain even during holidays to navigate any potential impacts on the market.

Trading Holidays for 2024 - Equity, Segment, Equity Derivative Segment and SLB Segment

Here is the detailed share market holiday list 2024-
Sr. No.HolidaysDateDay
1Public HolidayJanuary 22, 2024Monday
2Republic DayJanuary 26, 2024Friday
3MahashivratriMarch 8, 2024Friday
4HoliMarch 25, 2024Monday
5Friday Good FridayMarch 29, 2024Friday
6Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid)April 11, 2024Thursday
7Shri Ram NavmiApril 17, 2024Wednesday
8Maharashtra DayMay 1, 2024Wednesday
9General Elections (Lok Sabha)May 20, 2024Monday
10Bakri IdJune 17, 2024Monday
11MoharramJuly 17, 2024Wednesday
12Independence DayAugust 15, 2024Thursday
13Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 2, 2024Wednesday
14Diwali Laxmi PujanNovember 1, 2024Friday
15Gurunanak JayantiNovember 15, 2024Friday
16ChristmasDecember 25, 2024Wednesday

The Holidays Falling on Saturday / Sunday are as Follows

Below-mentioned are the Indian stock market holidays that are falling on Saturday/Sunday-
Sr. No.HolidaysDateDay
1Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14, 2024Sunday
2Mahavir JayantiApril 21, 2024Sunday
3Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 7, 2024Saturday
4DussehraOctober 12, 2024Saturday
5Diwali (Bali Pratipada)November 2, 2024Saturday
*Muhurat Trading will be conducted on Friday, November 01, 2024. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

Trading Holidays for the Calendar Year 2024 for the Commodity Derivatives Segment

Following are the stock market holidays 2024 (trading holidays) for the current year for the Commodity Derivatives Segment-
Sr. No.HolidaysDateDay
1Public HolidayJanuary 22, 2024Monday
2Republic DayJanuary 26, 2024Friday
3MahashivratriMarch 8, 2024Friday
4HoliMarch 25, 2024Monday
5Friday Good FridayMarch 29, 2024Friday
6Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid)April 11, 2024Thursday
7Shri Ram NavmiApril 17, 2024Wednesday
8Maharashtra DayMay 1, 2024Wednesday
9General Elections (Lok Sabha)May 20, 2024Monday
10Bakri IdJune 17, 2024Monday
11MoharramJuly 17, 2024Wednesday
12Independence DayAugust 15, 2024Thursday
13Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 2, 2024Wednesday
14Diwali Laxmi PujanNovember 1, 2024Friday
15Gurunanak JayantiNovember 15, 2024Friday
16ChristmasDecember 25, 2024Wednesday
Morning session – 9:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Evening session – 05:00 PM to 11:30/11:55 PM
*5:00 PM to 9:00 PM/9:30 PM for Internationally linked Agricultural commodities
*Muhurat Trading will be conducted on Friday, November 01, 2024. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.
Muhurat Trading
Muhurat Trading is an auspicious stock market trading occasion wherein the trading happens for an entire hour on Diwali, which is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. This year, Muhurat Trading will be conducted on November 01, 2024 (Friday).
EventTime
Pre-Open Session6:00 PM - 6:08 PM IST
Muhurat Trading6:15 PM - 7:15 PM IST
Post-close7:30 - 7:38 PM IST
Market Close7:40 PM IST

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Get your FAQs right

There are 5 weekends and 14 workday holidays in 2024.

Some trading platforms may accept limit orders or stop-loss orders even on holidays, but execution typically occurs on the next trading day.

Depending on the trading platform and exchange rules, some orders placed on holidays might be cancellable or modifiable before the market reopens.

The NSE is required by law to move the weekly contract expiry date to the day before the holiday if a holiday falls on that day.

A day on which the markets are open, but the depositories are closed is called a settlement holiday.

It will take place on November 1, 2024, which is Diwali.

Christmas, which falls on December 25, 2024, will be the final stock market holiday and NSE market holiday.

Stock markets in India close for trading at 3.30 pm every Monday to Friday.

On stock market holidays, trading activities are suspended, and markets remain closed. Investors cannot buy or sell stocks, bonds, or other securities on these days.

Yes, if you're trading internationally, you need to consider the holiday schedules of the respective stock exchanges, as they can affect international transactions.

Yes, trading in futures and options typically follows the stock market schedule, so they're closed on holidays as well.