In 2021, stock market has several holidays in brief. Generally, Stock market in India will remain closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Apart from these weekends, stock exchanges in India would be closed particularly on Public holidays (National or State holidays). 2021 will have 14 holidays significantly as listed below.
|14||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||02-Oct-2021||Saturday|
|17||Guru Nanak Jayanti||19-Nov-2021||Friday|
Significantly, these are some of the holidays for stock market in India. Moreover, Equities trading happens all days of the week except Saturdays, Sundays and any pre-announced holidays by the Exchange. Equities trading timing is given below specifically.
Regular trading: For the most part, Market opens at 09:15 hrs and Market closes at 15:30 hrs .
Pre-open session: Without delay, Order entry and open: 09:00 hrs, Order entry and close: 09:08 hrs
Pre-open order matching starts straightaway after the close of order entry.
Morning Block Deal Window: particularly between 08:45 am and 09:00 am.
Afternoon Block Deal Window: presently between 02:05 pm and 02:25 pm.
Closing Session: particularly between 15:40 hrs and 16:00 hrs.
Furthermore, the exchange could close the market for days other than the scheduled holidays. They could also open the market for the declared holidays. Additionally, if it feels like a need, the exchange may extend or reduce the trading hours.