Share Market
Holidays 2022


Share market holidays are days when all sorts of trading remain closed in the major Indian bourses. At the beginning of each year, NSE, BSE, MCX, and all the exchanges publish a list of holidays. These lists are handy for traders to plan trades. Likewise, they have published a complete list of share market holidays 2022. There are 13 share market holidays in 2022, including four long weekends because these holidays have fallen either on Monday or Friday.

Significance of trading holidays 2022

The major Indian stock exchanges remain closed on national and state holidays. These are called trading holidays. On these days, all market transactions remain suspended. Trading holidays, especially the long weekends, can significantly impact your profit situation. So upgrade yourself beforehand on the trading holidays 2022.

Find below the complete list of share market holidays below.

Share Market Holiday List 2022

Sr. No Holidays Date Day
1 Republic Day January 26, 2022 Wednesday
2 Mahashivratri March 01, 2022 Tuesday
3 Holi March 18, 2022 Friday
4 Mahavir Jayanti / Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti April 14, 2022 Thursday
5 Good Friday April 15, 2022 Friday
6 Id-ul-Fitr (Ramazan Id) May 03, 2022 Tuesday
7 Muharram August 09, 2022 Tuesday
8 Independence Day August 15, 2022 Monday
9 Ganesh Chaturthi August 31, 2022 Wednesday
10 Dussehra October 05, 2022 Wednesday
11 Diwali/Laxmi Pujan October 24, 2022 Monday
12 Diwali Balipratipada October 26, 2022 Wednesday
13 Gurunanak Jayanti November 08, 2022 Tuesday

*These holiday list applies to Equity Segment, Equity Derivative Segment and SLB Segment

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I buy stocks when the market is closed?

You can place an order to purchase stocks through an after-market order when the trading session gets closed. All orders placed after 3:30 pm, when the market closes are after-market orders, enter the system when the market opens the next day during the pre-trading session.

Is the stock market open on Saturday?

On all Saturdays and Sundays, the stock market remains closed as weekly holidays. The stock market functions for five days a week, from Monday to Friday, between 9:15 am to 3:30 pm.

How does a holiday affect the stock market?

Holidays and weekly off increase the time of settlement, which can impact the outcome of a trade. In 2022, stock markets will have four extended weekends because the holidays are falling either on Fridays or Mondays. We suggest you plan your trades keeping this in mind.

Does the market remain open on the weekends?

Saturdays and Sundays are the weekly holidays followed by the Indian bourses. So, after remaining closed on Saturday and Sunday the market opens on Monday at 9:15 am.

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