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Stock Market Holidays 2023

List of trading holidays for the calendar year 2023.

Stock Market
Holidays 2023

List of trading holidays for the calendar
year 2023.

Trading Holidays

Trading holidays falling on weekdays are as follows:

Sr.No. Holidays Date Day
1 Republic Day January 26, 2023 Thursday
2 Holi March 07, 2023 Tuesday
3 Ram Navami March 30, 2023 Thursday
4 Mahavir Jayanti April 04, 2023 Tuesday
5 Good Friday April 07, 2023 Friday
6 Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti April 14, 2023 Friday
7 Maharashtra Day May 01, 2023 Monday
8 Bakri Id June 28, 2023 Wednesday
9 Independence Day 15 Aug 2023 Tuesday
10 Ganesh Chaturthi September 19, 2023 Tuesday
11 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti October 02, 2023 Monday
12 Dussehra October 24, 2023 Tuesday
13 Diwali-Balipratipada November 14, 2023 Tuesday
14 Gurunanak Jayanti November 27, 2023 Monday
15 Christmas December 25, 2023 Monday

Trading holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday are as follows:

Sr.No. Holidays Date Day
1 Mahashivratri February 18, 2023 Saturday
2 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID) April 22, 2023 Saturday
3 Moharram July 29, 2023 Saturday
4 Diwali-Laxmi Pujan November 12, 2023 Sunday

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted on Sunday, November 12, 2023. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

NSDL and CDSL do not operate on a settlement holiday. This means:

  • Shares will be delivered to your demat account on the next business day.
  • Money owed to you as a result of selling shares will be settled (paid out to your registered bank account) on the next business day.

Stock Market Timings:

Trading on the equities segment takes place on all days of the week (except Saturdays and Sundays and holidays declared by the Exchange in advance). The market timings of the equities segment are:

Pre-open Session:
Order entry & modification Open: 09:00 hrs
Order entry & modification Close: 09:08 hrs*
*with random closure in last one minute. Pre-open order matching starts immediately after close of pre-open order entry.

Regular Trading Session:
Normal / Limited Physical Market Open: 09:15 hrs
Normal / Limited Physical Market Close: 15:30 hrs

Closing Session:
The Closing Session is held between 15.40 hrs and 16.00 hrs

Block Deal Session:
Morning Window: This window shall operate between 08:45 AM to 09:00 AM
Afternoon Window: This window shall operate between 02:05 PM to 2:20 PM


The Exchange may, however, close the market on days other than the above schedule holidays or may open the market on days originally declared as holidays. The Exchange may also extend, advance or reduce trading hours when its deems fit and necessary.