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BSE holidays 2024: List of stock market trading holidays for BSE India

Check out the list of BSE holidays for 2024. Get the latest updates on market holidays and trading days for stocks, derivatives, and more!

Published: Apr 1, 2024 10:20:04 AM IST
Updated: Apr 1, 2024 05:18:48 PM IST

BSE holidays 2024: List of stock market trading holidays for BSE India

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is a significant financial marketplace in India, with 5,360 companies listed (as of March 2024). These listed companies have a total market capitalization of Rs 39,320,089.74. As of 2024, it ranks as the tenth-largest stock exchange in the world.

BSE is crucial to India's economic development since it oversees and directs the country's financial markets. Trades, business, and end-of-day data are all part of the package.

On weekdays, trade-in BSE runs from 9:15 a.m. through 3:30 p.m., while Saturday and Sunday are BSE holidays. In addition to weekends, BSE holidays also include several national holidays of cultural or religious significance.

The stock exchange has put out a separate BSE holidays 2024 list based on trading sectors. BSE trading holidays have been separated from clearing holidays as well. On BSE trading holidays, there are no transactions on the Bombay Stock Exchange. On the other hand, on clearing BSE holidays, people can buy and sell securities, but investors can't transfer money to companies because banks are closed.

BSE Holidays 2024 for the Equity segment


In the BSE Equity category, traders can purchase and sell stocks of BSE-listed public firms. The Equity Derivative segment refers to a class of derivative contracts whose value is determined by the equity securities underlying them. The Securities Lending and Borrowing (SLB) section, also known as the Securities Lending and Borrowing (SLB) part of the BSE, is a platform that enables investors to lend or borrow securities for a specified period, according to the BSE's terms and conditions.

Here are the BSE holidays 2024 for all these segments:

Holidays Date Day
Republic Day January 26, 2024 Friday
Mahashivratri March 08, 2024 Friday
Holi March 25, 2024 Monday
Good Friday March 29, 2024 Friday
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) April 11, 2024 Thursday
Ram Navami April 17, 2024 Wednesday
Maharashtra Day May 01, 2024 Wednesday
Bakri Id June 17, 2024 Monday
Muharram July 17, 2024 Wednesday
Independence Day August 15, 2024 Thursday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti October 02, 2024 Wednesday
Diwali * Laxmi Pujan November 01, 2024 Friday
Gurunanak Jayanti November 15, 2024 Friday
Christmas December 25, 2024 Wednesday

*Muhurat Trading will be held on Diwali - Laxmi Pujan, which falls on November 01, 2024. The Muhurat Trading times will be announced closer to the date.

*The Exchange reserves the right to alter any of the aforementioned holidays, in which case a supplemental circular will be distributed in due time.

BSE Holiday Calendar 2024 for the Commodity Derivatives Segment


In the Commodity Derivatives market on BSE, buyers and sellers agree to meet at a certain future date and price to transact derivatives for an underlying asset. Traders in the Commodity Derivatives markets can exert some control over the physical commodity markets by influencing the prices of these commodities.

The BSE trading holidays for 2024 in the Commodity Derivatives segment can be found in the table below:

* The morning session is 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
* The evening session is 5:00 pm to 11:30/11:55 pm

SI.NO Festival Name Date Day Morning session (9:00 am to 5:00 pm) Evening session (5:00 pm to 11:30/11:55 pm)
1 New Year Day January 01, 2024 Monday Open Closed
2 Republic Day January 26, 2024 Friday Closed Closed
3 Mahashivratri March 08, 2024 Friday Closed Open
4 Holi March 25, 2024 Monday Closed Open
5 Good Friday March 29, 2024 Friday Closed Closed
6 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) April 11, 2024 Thursday Closed Open
7 Ram Navami April 17, 2024 Wednesday Closed Open
8 Maharashtra Day May 01, 2024 Wednesday Closed Open
9 Bakri Id June 17, 2024 Monday Closed Open
10 Muharram July 17, 2024 Wednesday Closed Open
11 Independence Day August 15, 2024 Thursday Closed Closed
12 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti October 02, 2024 Wednesday Closed Closed
13 Diwali * Laxmi Pujan November 01, 2024 Friday Closed Open*
14 Gurunanak Jayanti November 15, 2024 Friday Closed Open
15 Christmas December 25, 2024 Wednesday Closed Closed

BSE Holidays 2024: Currency Derivatives Segment and Interest Rate Segment

The Currency Derivatives Segment is a specialised segment within financial markets that enables participants to trade and manage their exposure to currency fluctuations, and the Interest Rate Derivatives Segment is a specialised segment within financial markets that facilitates trading and management of interest rate-related instruments. It provides a platform for trading interest rate futures and options contracts, allowing market participants to hedge or speculate on interest rate movements.

Here are the BSE holidays 2024 for these segments:  

SI.NO. Holidays Date Day
1 Republic Day January 26, 2024 Friday
2 Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti February 19, 2024 Monday
3 Mahashivratri March 08, 2024 Friday
4 Holi March 25, 2024 Monday
5 Good Friday March 29, 2024 Friday
6 Annual Bank Closing April 01, 2024 Monday
7 Gudhipadwa April 09, 2024 Tuesday
8 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) April 11, 2024 Thursday
9 Ram Navami April 17, 2024 Wednesday
10 Maharashtra Day May 01, 2024 Wednesday
11 Buddha Pournima May 23, 2024 Thursday
12 Bakri Id June 17, 2024 Monday
13 Muharram July 17, 2024 Wednesday
14 Independence Day/ Parsi New Year August 15, 2024 Thursday
15 Id-E-Milad September 16, 2024 Monday
16 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti October 02, 2024 Wednesday
17 Diwali * Laxmi Pujan November 01, 2024 Friday
18 Gurunanak Jayanti November 15, 2024 Friday
19 Christmas December 25, 2024 Wednesday
   
*On November 01, 2024 (Diwali - Laxmi Pujan), Muhurat Trading will be held. Muhurat Trading times will be announced later.

*The Exchange reserves the right to alter or change any of the mentioned holidays, for which a supplementary circular will be issued in advance.

Trading Timings in BSE

Pre-Open Timings

On all business days, modification/order input begins at 9:00 a.m. and finishes at 9:15 a.m.

Regular Trading Timings

On all business days, the restricted physical market or normal market opens at 9:15 a.m. and closes at 3:30 p.m.

Timings of Block Deal Session

The morning block deal period runs from 8:45 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. The afternoon block deal window is open from 2:05 p.m. until 2:20 p.m. The trading session ends between 3:40 and 4:00 p.m.

The business day can start earlier or end later if necessary, and trading hours can be adjusted as well.

BSE Muhurat Trading Timings

The Indian stock market holds a special trading session on Diwali called Muhurat Trading every year in honour of the good luck brought forth by the holy occasion. It takes place throughout a designated period and involves trading in particular stocks.

Muhurat Trading will be held this year on November 01, 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are off days for BSE?

The Bombay Stock Exchange is off on Saturday and Sunday.

2. What is the working time of BSE?

The pre-opening session takes place between 9:00 am to 9:15 am.

The trading session takes place from 9:15 am to 3:30 pm.

The closing session is between 3:40 pm to 4:00 pm.

3. Is there any lunch break in BSE?

No, the session goes on without any breaks.

4. What are the features of BSE?

Bombay Stock Exchange offers services like managing risk, trading, and so on. It is ideal for newbie investors in the market.