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NSE Holidays List 2021 & Timings

In the year 2021, NSE has announced the list of holidays where the trading will not happen on  weekdays.

NSE Market Holidays 2021

List of Trading Holidays in 2021 for NSE
January 26,2021TuesdayRepublic Day
March 11,2021ThursdayMahashivratri
March 29,2021MondayHoli
April 02,2021FridayGood Friday
April 14,2021WednesdayDr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti
April 21,2021WednesdayRam Navami
May 13,2021ThursdayId-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID)
July 21,2021WednesdayBakri Id
August 19,2021ThursdayMoharram
September 10,2021FridayGanesh Chaturthi
October 15,2021FridayDussehra
November 04,2021ThursdayDiwali-Laxmi Pujan*
November 05,2021FridayDiwali-Balipratipada
November 19,2021FridayGurunanak Jayanti

From the above table, April & November month  is the least trading month.

Another Fact is that,  Four Weekly expiry(Thursday) holiday this year.

Below is the list where holidays falling on Saturday or Sunday.

April 25,2021SundayMahavir Jayanti
May 01,2021SaturdayMaharashtra Day
August 15,2021SundayIndependence Day
October 02,2021SaturdayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
December 25,2021SaturdayChristmas

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

Please download our Free Consolidated list of Trading Holidays here. This Sheet will help you to plan your trades/investment.

NSE Holiday Calendar

NSE Trading Holidays 2021

Source: The NSE Holidays list can also be seen from this link.

If you are new to Stock market, then the below trade timings shall be helpful.

NSE Trade Timings :

The trading on the Equity segment will happen in the different sessions with different timings.

1.Morning Block Deal Window:

    • It opens between 08:45 to 09:00 am.                                              NSE Morning block deal window time

2.Pre-Open Session

    • Order Entry / Modification opening time : 09:00 am
    • Order Entry / Modification opening time : 09:08 am                 NSE Pre opening session time

3.Regular Trading session

    • Normal Market opening bell: 09:15 am
    • Normal Market closing bell: 03:30 pm                                         NSE regular trading session time

4.Afternoon Block Deal Window:

    • Between 02:05 pm to 02:20 pm                                                     NSE Afternoon block deal window time

5.Closing session

    • It is between 03:40 pm to 4:00 pm                                                NSE Closing session time

6.Muhurat* trading session

    • It will between 05.30 pm to 06.30 pm

**Muhurat trading session happens in Diwali every year.

The exchange has the right to extend, advance or reduce the trading hours when it is necessary.

There are some instances where the market has been closed for the entire regular trading day.

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