Is The Share Market Open Today?: The Indian share market consists of the NSE (National Stock Exchange) as well as the BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange).

If you are reading this blog between the days of Monday to Friday, then yes, today the share market is open, but if you are reading this blog on either Saturday or Sunday, then no, the share market is not open today.

Generally, the major trades happen on the NSE, so we will see about the NSE in this blog.

National Stock Exchange (NSE):

The NSE is an Indian Stock Exchange.

It is the first stock exchange to introduce a computerized trading system in the country.

In 1994, it started its operations and the World Federation of Exchanges claimed that NSE was the largest stock exchange in terms of the yearly equity trading turnover.

The NSE offers a whole gamut of products.

The main products that are offered by the NSE are broadly categorized into four categories.

They are as follows:

The main products that are offered by the NSE
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The derivative segment of the NSE will consist of stock derivatives, currency derivatives, and NSE bond futures.

The debt instruments of the NSE will include corporate bonds and NSE EBP.

The trackers at the NSE will include the Bank Nifty, the India VIX, and overseas indices.

The capital markets of the NSE will consist of stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

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Trading Schedule of the Share Market:

The entire trading session of the share market is divided into three categories.

Below mentioned is the list:

trading session of the share market
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#1. Pre-Open Timings:

During the pre-open timings, the following is the scenario:

Pre-open timings
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#2. Regular Trading Timings:

During the regular trading timings, the following is the market scenario:      

Regular trading timings
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#3. Block Deal Session Timings:

During the block deal session timings, the following is the scenario:

block deal session timings
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Apart from the above schedule, there is another session that is occurring in the share market, which is the closing session.

The same is as below:

closing session
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Trading Holidays for the Share Market for 2022:

The trading holidays of the share market are classified into three segments.

The three segments given below are the same:

Trading holidays for the share market
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#1. Equity Derivative Segment:

This segment will include equities, mutual funds, and Securities Lending & Borrowing Scheme.

The holiday schedule for the equity derivative segment apart from Saturdays and Sundays is as follows:

Sr. No.DateDayDescription
126/01/2022WednesdayRepublic Day
201/03/2022TuesdayMahashivratri
318/03/2022FridayHoli
414/04/2022ThursdayDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/ Mahavir Jayanti
515/04/2022FridayGood Friday
603/05/2022TuesdayId-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid)
709/08/2022TuesdayMoharram
815/08/2022MondayIndependence Day
931/08/2022WednesdayGanesh Chaturthi
1005/10/2022WednesdayDussehra
1124/10/2022MondayDiwali- Laxmi Poojan
1226/10/2022WednesdayDiwali- Balipratipada
1308/11/2022TuesdayGurunanak Jayanti

The holiday chart for the equity derivative segment for Saturdays and Sundays is as follows:

Sr. No.DateDayDescription
110/04/2022SundayRam Navami
201/05/2022SundayMaharashtra Day
310/07/2022SundayBakri Eid
402/10/2022SundayMahatama Gandhi Jayanti
525/12/2022SundayChristmas

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#2. Commodity Derivative Segment:

This segment includes equity derivatives, currency derivatives, commodity derivatives, and interest rate derivatives.

The holiday schedule for the commodity derivative segment apart from Saturdays and Sundays is as follows:

Sr. No.DateDayDescription
126/01/2022WednesdayRepublic Day
201/03/2022TuesdayMahashivratri
318/03/2022FridayHoli
401/04/2022FridayAnnual Bank Closing
514/04/2022ThursdayDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/ Mahavir Jayanti
615/04/2022FridayGood Friday
703/05/2022TuesdayId-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid)
816/05/2022MondayBuddha Purnima
909/08/2022TuesdayMoharram
1015/08/2022MondayIndependence Day
1116/08/2022TuesdayParsi New Year
1231/08/2022WednesdayGanesh Chaturthi
1305/10/2022WednesdayDussehra
1424/10/2022MondayDiwali- Laxmi Poojan
1526/10/2022WednesdayDiwali- Balipratipada
1608/11/2022TuesdayGurunanak Jayanti

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The holiday chart for the commodity derivative segment for Saturdays and Sundays is as follows:

Sr. No.DateDayDescription
101/01/2022SaturdayNew Year Day
210/04/2022SundayRam Navami
301/05/2022SundayMaharashtra Day
410/07/2022SundayBakri Eid
502/10/2022SundayMahatama Gandhi Jayanti
625/12/2022SundayChristmas

#3. Currency and Interest Rate Derivative Segment:

The holiday schedule for the interest rate derivative segment apart from Saturdays and Sundays is as follows:

Sr. No.DateDayDescription
126/01/2022WednesdayRepublic Day
201/03/2022TuesdayMahashivratri
318/03/2022FridayHoli
401/04/2022FridayAnnual Bank Closing
514/04/2022ThursdayDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/ Mahavir Jayanti
615/04/2022FridayGood Friday
703/05/2022TuesdayId-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid)
816/05/2022MondayBuddha Purnima
909/08/2022TuesdayMoharram
1015/08/2022MondayIndependence Day
1116/08/2022TuesdayParsi New Year
1231/08/2022WednesdayGanesh Chaturthi
1305/10/2022WednesdayDussehra
1424/10/2022MondayDiwali- Laxmi Poojan
1526/10/2022WednesdayDiwali- Balipratipada
1608/11/2022TuesdayGurunanak Jayanti

The holiday chart for the commodity derivative segment for Saturdays and Sundays is as follows:

Sr. No.DateDayDescription
119/02/2022SaturdayChatrapati Shivaji Jayanti
202/04/2022SaturdayGudi Padwa
310/04/2022SundayRam Navami
401/05/2022SundayMaharashtra Day
510/07/2022SundayBakri Eid
602/10/2022SundayMahatama Gandhi Jayanti
709/10/2022SundayEid-E-Milad
825/12/2022SundayChristmas

Mahurat Trading:

Mahurat Trading is considered to be a very auspicious stock market trading occasion wherein the trading will happen for an entire hour on the day of Diwali, which is also one of the most celebrated festivals in India.

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Conclusion:

We presume that the above blog has given you an insight into when the stock market is open, what the trading timings are, and when the holiday falls for the stock market.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: October 24, 2022, is the Mahurat trading day 2022.
Answer: It is the day when the market will remain open but the depositories will remain closed.
Answer: The last share market holiday apart from Saturdays and Sundays will fall on November 8, 2022, on the eve of Guru Nanak Jayanti.
Answer: If a holiday falls on the same day as the weekly contract expiry, the NSE will shift the expiry to the day before the holiday, in accordance with SEBI regulations.
Answer: No, the share market was closed on January 1, 2022, being a Saturday, and so the first trading day for the year 2022 was January 3, 2022.
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