List of Stock Market Holidays 2024 – NSE & BSE Equities

Stock market holidays are specific days throughout the year when stock exchanges in India close their doors, pausing trading activities. These holidays often reflect national holidays, cultural events, and historical milestones. For investors, understanding stock market holidays is crucial as it helps in planning their trading strategies, knowing when markets will be inactive, and also helps to plan their short vacations.

Anticipating any potential impacts on market behavior before and after these breaks is also essential. This pause in trading provides a momentary breather in the bustling world of finance, allowing traders, investors, and financial institutions to take stock, both literally and metaphorically, of their positions and strategies.

Share Market Holidays 2024

Stock Market Holidays for 2024

Comprehensive list of holidays for the Equity Segment, Equity Derivative Segment, and Securities Lending and Borrowing (SLB) Segment.

Sr. No.Share Market Holiday 2024DateDay
1.Republic DayJanuary 26, 2024Friday
2.MahashivratriMarch 08, 2024Friday
3.HoliMarch 25, 2024Monday
4.Good FridayMarch 29, 2024Friday
5.Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid)April 11, 2024Thursday
6.Shri Ram NavmiApril 17, 2024Wednesday
7.Maharashtra DayMay 01, 2024Wednesday
8.Bakri IdJune 17, 2024Monday
9.MoharramJuly 17, 2024Wednesday
10.Independence Day/Parsi New YearAugust 15, 2024Thursday
11.Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02, 2024Wednesday
12.Diwali Laxmi Pujan*November 01, 2024Friday
13.Gurunanak JayantiNovember 15, 2024Friday
14.ChristmasDecember 25, 2024Wednesday

As per NSE Notification, markets to open remain on 20th January 2024, till 3:30PM and declared Trading Holiday on 22nd January 2024, declared under Negotiable Instrument Act.

Stock Market Holidays Falling on Saturday & Sunday

Here are the Indian stock market holidays occurring on Saturdays and Sundays

Sr. No.HolidaysDateDay
1.Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14, 2024Sunday
2.Shri Mahavir JayantiApril 21, 2024Sunday
3.Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 07, 2024Saturday
4.DussehraOctober 12, 2024Saturday
5.Diwali-BalipratipadaNovember 02, 2024Saturday

Apart from this, a special muhurat trading session is organized on the eve of Diwali.