Complete List of Indian Market Holidays 2023

Indian Market Holidays 2023

The financial markets of India play a vital role in the overall economic stance, growth, and development of the nation. The Indian markets as we often name it include two stock exchanges, i.e. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE). These two exchanges are tasked with facilitating the overall sale/purchase and distribution of stocks, commodities, bonds, and other instruments. But these markets do not operate every day of the year. There are certain holidays as per the list of Indian market holidays 2023 and we here take a look at it below.

What happens during the NSE/BSE Holidays List? 

When such holidays are marked, the market will not open for trading and investors cannot buy or sell shares or units of their investment. There are various festivals that make this trading holiday list which are mentioned below:

Indian Market Holidays 2023 List

1Republic DayJanuary 26, 2023Thursday
2HoliMarch 07, 2023Wednesday
3Ram NavamiMarch 30, 2023Thursday
4Mahavir JayantiApril 04, 2023Tuesday
5Good FridayApril 07, 2023Friday
6Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14, 2023Friday
7Maharashtra DayMay 01, 2023Monday
8Id-ul-adha (Bakri Id)June 29, 2023Thursday
9Independence DayAugust 15, 2023Tuesday
10Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 19, 2023Tuesday
11Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02, 2023Monday
12DussehraOctober 24, 2023Tuesday
13Diwali November 14, 2023Tuesday
14Gurunanak JayantiNovember 27, 2023Monday
15ChristmasDecember 25, 2023Monday
Indian market holidays 2023

Holidays that converge with Sunday/Saturday

1MahashivratriFebruary 18, 2023Saturday
2Id-UL-Fitr (Ramzan ID)April 22, 2023Saturday
3MoharramJuly 29, 2023Saturday
4Diwali-Laxmi Pujan*November 12, 2023Saturday

Note: As is with the tradition of conducting Muharat Trading on Diwali, the same will be conducted this year on Sunday, November 12, 2023. The timings of the Muharat Trading will be informed by the respective exchanges a few days before Diwali. 

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How many trading holidays are there in 2023?

  • There are a total of 119 days of holidays in the Indian markets in 2023. There are a total of 15 National holidays in 2023 along with 104 weekend offs including Saturday and Sunday making it 119 days of market closure in 2023. 

What is the stock market holiday list?

  • The stock market holiday list is a schedule of holidays when the markets will be closed. On these specific days, the stock exchanges will not operate and no trading of stocks and commodities can be done. 

Where can I find the Indian market holiday list?

  • The Indian market holiday list is published by both stock exchanges and is readily available across all major financial news platforms. 

What is Muhurat Trading 2023? 

  • Muhurat trading is an auspicious trading occasion that is celebrated on the occasion of Diwali. The trading opens for an hour and traders can buy/sell stocks during this period. 
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