Complete List of Indian Market Holidays 2024

Complete List of Indian Market Holidays 2024

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 and many people have a query when is Indian markets closed? There are certain holidays as per the list of Indian market holidays 2024 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 2024 List

1Republic DayJanuary 26, 2024Friday
2MahashivratriMarch 08, 2024Friday
3HoliMarch 25, 2024Monday
4Good FridayMarch 29, 2024Friday
5Id-Ul-Fitar (Ramadan Eid)Aprill 11, 2024Thursday
6Ram NavamiApril 17, 2024Wednesday
7Maharasthra DayMay 01, 2024Wednesday
8Id-ul-adha (Bakri Id)June 17, 2024Monday
9MoharramJuly 17, 2024Wednesday
10Independence DayAugust 15, 2024Thursday
11Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02, 2024Wednesday
12Diwali-Laxmi Pujan*November 01, 2024Friday
13Gurunanak JayantiNovember 15, 2024Friday
14ChristmasDecember 25, 2024Wednesday
Indian market holidays 2024

Note: As is with the tradition of conducting Muharat Trading on Diwali, the same will be conducted this year on Friday, November 01, 2024. The timings of the Muharat Trading will be informed by the respective exchanges a few days before Diwali. 

Holidays that converge with Sunday/Saturday

1Ambedkar JayantiApril 14, 2024Sunday
2Mahavir JayantiApril 21, 2024Sunday
3Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 07, 2024Saturday
4DussehraOctober 12, 2024Saturday
5Diwali – BalipratipadaNovember 02, 2024Saturday

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How many trading holidays are there in 2024?

  • There are a total of 14 holidays in the Indian markets in 2024 apart from the weekend offs. 

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 2024? 

  • 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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