Stock Market Holidays: NSE and BSE to remain close on these days

5 August 2022
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Stock Market Holidays: NSE and BSE to remain close on these days

Stock Market Holidays

The Indian stock exchanges have announced a list of stock market holidays for 2022. According to the Bombay Stock Exchange website, there will be 13 trade holidays in 2022, unlike in 2021, when there were 14 trading holidays. The Bombay Stock Exchange, or BSE Limited, is an Indian stock exchange on Dalal Street of Mumbai. It is one of the oldest stock exchanges in Asia. Also, BSE is the tenth oldest in the world and was founded in 1875 by cotton merchant Premchand Roychand.

Trading holidays for the SLB Segment, Currency Derivatives Segment, Equity Segment, Equity Derivative Segment, New Debt Segment, Commodity Derivatives Segment and Interest Rate Derivatives Segment are included in the BSE holiday list 2022. If you want to work at the National Stock Exchange, you should be aware that the market is closed on weekends, i.e. Saturdays and Sundays. It only works five days a week, from Monday to Friday. Aside from weekends, the market will be closed on the following days. If you are a stock investor or broker, it is a good idea to keep track of NSE Holidays 2022. This can assist you in properly planning your finances. This post contains the complete Bombay Stock Exchange Holidays List for 2022.

When are the stock market holidays in 2022?

The first stock market holiday for the new year 2022 falls on the 26th of January 2022 for the Republic Day of India. February has no stock market holidays, but the following month of March 2022 includes two stock market holidays on the 1st of March for Mahashivratri and on the 18th of March for Holi. Similarly, the following month of April has two stock market holidays; first on the 14th of April for Mahavir Jayanti / Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti and second on 15th of April for Good Friday. 14th and 15th of April 2022 being Thursday and Friday, this will be the longest extended weekend for the stock market in 2022, as the market is closed on Saturday and Sunday. The following month of May 2022 has one stock market holiday on the 3rd of May for Eid-Ul-Fitr. August and October have three stock market holidays each and they are 9th, 15th and 31st of August for Muharram, Independence Day and Ganesh Chaturthi festivals respectively, and 5th, 24th and 26th of October for Dussehra, Laxmi Puja and Diwali festivals respectively. The month of September of 2022 has no stock market holidays. The month of November has only one and the last stock market holiday which falls on the 8th of November for the Gurunanak Jayanti festival. These are the thirteen stock market holidays of 2022 announced by the Bombay Stock Exchange.

The Exchange reserves the right to alter or change any of the above-mentioned holidays, for which a separate circular will be issued in advance

BSE Trading session

At the Bombay Stock Exchange, the pre-open session is active for 15 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. and includes the Order Matching Period and the Order Entry Period. Following the Order Matching Period, there will be a period of buffer to facilitate the transition from pre-open to continuous session.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. What is the NSE?

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) is a stock exchange in the United Kingdom. It is an Indian stock exchange that is recognised by the World Federation of Exchanges as the largest stock exchange in terms of equity trading turnover.

  1. Can you confirm for me if the 1st of January (New Year’s Day) is a National Stock Exchange holiday in 2022?

The equity market is closed on New Year’s Day on the NSE. The market does, however, operate for commodity trading in the early session. In the year 2022, New Year’s Day will fall on a Saturday, which is a weekend. As a result, the market will be closed.

  1. Is the National Stock Exchange going to be closed on holidays?

No, the NSE will not be open on all bank holidays. The day when the market is open but banks are closed is known as a clearing holiday. On this day, trading occurs but no settlements are completed.

  1. Could you please confirm the BSE trading session times in the morning and evening?

The BSE trading morning session runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and the BSE trading evening session runs from 5:00 p.m. to 11:30/11:55 p.m.

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