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
|Republic Day||January 26||Tuesday|
|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|
|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
- 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.
- 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.
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).