Indian Stock Market Holidays: India is a culturally diverse country. Many festivals are celebrated here. As a result, there are national holidays, public holidays, and holidays for festivals. The stock exchanges are open on all weekdays and remain closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and a few of these holidays. They release circulars and notifications to give more details regarding the holidays, whenever required. 

In this article, we shall cover the Indian stock market holidays for 2023, as mentioned by the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). 

Why should you make a note of the stock market holidays in 2023 in India? 

Making a list of stock market holidays will help you to plan trading activities in advance. They may differ from bank holidays and on stock market holidays, investors cannot place a new order or close an existing order. Trading involves risk and it is important to plan. 

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Sr Number Date Day Holiday Exchanges
January 26, 2023 Thursday Republic Day NSE, BSE
March 07, 2023 Tuesday Holi NSE, BSE
March 30, 2023 Thursday Ram Navami NSE, BSE
April 04, 2023 Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti NSE, BSE
April 07, 2023 Friday Good Friday NSE, BSE
April 14, 2023 Friday Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti NSE, BSE
May 01, 2023 Monday Maharashtra Day NSE, BSE
June 28, 2023 Wednesday Bakri Id NSE, BSE
August 15, 2023 Tuesday Independence Day NSE, BSE

10 September 19, 2023, Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi NSE, BSE 11 October 2, 2023, Monday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti NSE, BSE 12 October 24, 2023, Tuesday Dussehra NSE, BSE 13 November 14, 2023, Tuesday Diwali-Balipratipada NSE, BSE 14 November 27, 2023, Monday Gurunanak Jayanti NSE, BSE 15 December 25, 2023, Monday Christmas NSE, BSE 

Further, the following stock market holidays lie on days when the markets are closed during weekends:

Sr Number Date Day Holiday Exchange
February 18, 2023 Saturday Mahashivratri NSE, BSE
April 22, 2023 Saturday Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID) NSE, BSE
July 29, 2023 Saturday Moharram NSE, BSE
November 12, 2023 Sunday Diwali-Laxmi Pujan* NSE, BSE

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted on Sunday, November 12, 2023. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently.

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