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 (none hours and 30 minutes ahead of New York City).
Market sessions of the equities segment are:
1. Pre-Market Session
- Order entry period: 9:00 a.m. to 9:07/9:08 a.m.
- Order matching and 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.
2. 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.
3. Closing Session
Runs from 3:30 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.; VWAP closing price calculation.
4. Post-Closing Session
Runs from 3:40 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; execution of trades at the closing price determined.
BSE Holidays Schedule
The Bombay Stock Exchange equities and equity derivatives segment will be closed to observe a number of holidays throughout the year. Here is the BSE holiday calendar for 2017.
|BSE Holidays 2017||Date||Day|
|Republic Day||January 26||Thursday|
|Ram Navami||April 4||Tuesday|
|Good Friday & Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti||April 14||Friday|
|Maharashtra Day||May 1||Monday|
|Id-Ul_Fitr (Ramzan Id)||June 26||Monday|
|Independence Day||August 15||Tuesday|
|Ganesh Chaturthi||August 25||Friday|
|Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||October 2||Monday|
|Diwali* Laxmi Pujan||October 19||Thursday|
|Diwali Balipratipada||October 20||Friday|
*Note that Muhurat Trading shall be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 (Diwali – Laxmi Pujan). Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.