BSE Trading Hours
Regular hours for the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) are Monday through Friday with an opening time of 9:15 a.m. and a closing time of 3:30 p.m. local time (9 hours and 30 minutes ahead of New York).
Stock Market Holidays – BSE Holidays Schedule
The Bombay Stock Exchange equities and equity derivatives segment will be closed to observe a number of holidays throughout the year. Below you will find the BSE holiday calendar for 2016.
|BSE Holidays 2016||Date||Day|
|Republic Day||January 26||Tuesday|
|Good Friday||March 25||Friday|
|Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti||April 14||Thursday|
|Ram Navami||April 15||Friday|
|Mahavir Jayanti||April 19||Tuesday|
|Id-Ul_Fitr (Ramzan Id)||July 6||Wednesday|
|Independence Day||August 15||Monday|
|Ganesh Chaturthi||September 5||Monday|
|Bakri Id||September 13||Tuesday|
|Diwali Balipratipada||October 31||Monday|
|Gurunanak Jayanti||November 31||Monday|
Note that Muhurat Trading shall be held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 (Diwali – Laxmi Pujan). Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.
Bombay Stock Exchange: Market Sessions
Market sessions of the equities segment are:
A) Pre-Market Session
Order entry period: 9:00 a.m. to 9:07/9:08 a.m.
Order matching & confirmation period: 9:08 a.m. to 9:12 a.m.
Buffer period: 9:12 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
All orders are accumulated and matched at a single market opening price at the end of the session.
B) Regular Trading Session
Opening time: 9:15 a.m.
Closing time: 3:30 p.m.
Trades occur continuously as orders match on price/time priority.
C) Closing Session
Runs from 3:30 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.; VWAP closing price calculation.
D) Post-Closing Session
Runs from 3:40 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; execution of trades at the closing price determined.
Based in Mumbai, India, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is one of the oldest and largest stock exchanges in Asia. Locals also refer to the exchange as “Dalal Street,” which translates to “Brokers Street” in English.