National Stock Exchange (NSE) Holidays 2016 Schedule, Stock Market Holidays

NSE Trading Hours

Regular hours for the National Stock Exchange (NSE) extend from an opening time of 9:15 a.m. to a closing time of 3:30 p.m. local time (11:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT, or 10:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST), Monday through Friday. The National Stock Exchange will be closed for trading to observe a number of holidays throughout the calendar year. Below you will find the NSE holidays schedule for 2016.

Stock Market Holidays – NSE Holidays 2016 Calendar

NSE Holidays Date Day
Republic Day January 26 Tuesday
Mahashivratri March 7 Monday
Holi (2nd day) March 24 Thursday
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-Fitar (Ramazan ID) July 6 Wednesday
Independence Day August 15 Monday
Ganesh Chaturthi September 5 Monday
Bakri Id September 13 Tuesday
Dasera October 11 Tuesday
Moharram October 12 Wednesday
Diwali Balipratipada October 31 Wednesday
Gurunanak Jayanti November 14 Monday

Note: Muhurat Trading will be conducted. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

A different circular will be supplied beforehand if the exchange changes/alters any of the above-listed holidays.

Equities Segment Market Timings

Pre-Open Session

  • Order entry and modification: opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 09:08 a.m. (plus last one minute for random closure)
  • Pre-open order matching commences immediately following the closure of pre-open order entry

Regular Trading Session

  • Normal/Retail Debt/Limited Physical Market: opens at 9:15 a.m. and closes at 3:30 p.m.
  • For the block deal session, the time slot is 9:15 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.

Closing Session

  • Time slot: 3:40 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Except weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) and the exchange’s pre-declared holidays, equities segment trading takes place on all days of the week.

Note: Trading hours are subject to reduction, extension, or advancement if deemed necessary by the exchange. The market could, however, be opened on pre-declared holidays or closed on days besides the above-mentioned scheduled holidays by the exchange.

In Addition…

Headquartered in Mumbai, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) is one of India’s leading stock exchanges. It is fully automated and offers transparent trading, clearing, and settlement services. The NSE offers various products, including equities, indices, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Also Read: Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Holidays 2016 Schedule