NSE Trading Holidays on Exchanges in 2016

NSE Trading Holidays on Exchanges in 2016

NSE Trading Holidays 2016


At National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), trading on equities segments takes place on all days of week except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays declared by exchange in advance.

When trading stocks in India, equity settlements happen on T+2 days. ‘T’ means the trading day when you buy or sell a particular stock. For example if you bought shares on Monday then it will be credited to your demat account on Wednesday(T+2). Intraday trades are settled on the same day before market closure. Future and Options are settled on daily basis based on mark-to-market(MTM).

26-Jan-2016   Tuesday – Republic Day

07-Mar-2016   Monday – Mahashivratri

24-Mar-2016   Thursday – Holi

25-Mar-2016   Friday – Good Friday

14-Apr-2016   Thursday – Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti

15-Apr-2016   Friday – Ram Navami

19-Apr-2016   Tuesday – Mahavir Jayanti

06-July-2016   Wednesday – Id-ul-Fitar (Ramzn ID)

15-Aug-2016   Monday – Independence Day

05-Sep-2016   Monday – Ganesh Chaturthi

13-Sep-2016   Tuesday – Bakri ID

11-Oct-2016   Tuesday – Dasera

12-Oct-2016   Wednesday – Moharram

31-Oct-2016   Monday – Diwali-Balipratipada

14-Nov-2016   Monday – Gurunanak Jayanti
Holidays falling on Saturday/Sunday are as follows:-

01-May-2016   Sunday – Maharastra Day

02-Oct-2016   Sunday – Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

30-Oct-2016   Sunday – Diwali Laxmi Pujan *

*- Muhurat Trading will be conducted as per notified timings. Timing of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

25-Dec-2016   Sunday – Christmas

Note: 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.

In addition to trading holidays, there are some settlement holidays and clearing holidays also on which settlement and clearing do not takes place. In this case settlement and clearing of securities happen on the next working day. In most of the cases, trading holiday and settlement holiday happen on the same day. But it my differ in few cases. Clearing holidays are also notified in advance by NSE for a particular year.

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