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Bombay Stock Exchange ( BSE ) Holidays in 2019

Online trading is an excellent way to grow your money. One may trade various financial instruments such as stocks, mutual funds, shares, currencies, etc. Currencies through forex markets whereas stocks are traded through exchanges. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) facilitates trading equities in India. Institutional as well as individual clients trade equities in primary and secondary markets through BSE. Speculators, agents, arbitrageurs, stockbrokers can indulge in trading stocks through BSE.

List of  Bombay Stock Exchange ( BSE ) Holidays in 2019

Here is a list of stock trading holidays in 2019 as announced by BSE: 

Date

Day

Holidays

26 - 01 - 2019

Saturday

Republic Day

04 - 03 -2019

Monday

Mahashivaratri

21 - 03 - 2019

Thursday

Holi

17 - 04 - 2019

Wednesday

Mahaveer Jayanti

19 - 04 - 2019

Friday

Good Friday

01 - 05 - 2019

Wednesday

Maharashtra Day

15 - 08 - 2019

Thursday

Independence Day

12 - 08 - 2019

Monday

Bakrid

02 - 09 - 2019

Monday

Ganesh Puja

10 - 09 - 2019

Tuesday

Muharram

02 - 10 - 2019

Wednesday

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

08 - 10 - 2019

Tuesday

Dussehra

27 - 10 - 2019

Sunday

Diwali Lakshmi Pooja

28 - 10 - 2019

Monday

Deewali-Balipratipada

12 - 11 - 2019

Tuesday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

25 - 12 - 2019

Wednesday

Christmas

Note: Diwali is on 27 - 10 - 2019, which is a Sunday.  BSE executes ‘Muhurat Trading’ on the day of this festival. However, the timings shall be notified by BSE later.

BSE Holidays for Settlement and Clearing in 2019

Date

Day

Holidays

26 - 01 - 2019

Saturday

Republic Day

04 - 03 - 2019

Monday

Mahashivaratri

19 - 02 - 2019

Tuesday

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

21 - 03 - 2019

Thursday

Holi

17 - 04 - 2019

Wednesday

Mahaveer Jayanti

19 - 04 - 2019

Friday

Good Friday

18 - 05 - 2019

Saturday

Buddha Poornima

01 - 05 - 2019

Wednesday

Maharashtra Day

15 - 08 - 2019

Thursday

Independence Day

17 - 08 - 2019

Saturday

Parsi New Year

12 - 08 - 2019

Monday

Bakrid

02 - 09 - 2019

Monday

Ganesh Puja

10 - 09 - 2019

Tuesday

Muharram

02 - 10 - 2019

Wednesday

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

08 - 10 - 2019

Thursday

Dussehra

27 - 10 - 2019

Sunday

Diwali Lakshmi Pooja

28 - 10 - 2019

Monday

Diwali Balipratipada

29 - 10 - 2019

Tuesday

Bhai Dooj

10 - 11 - 2019

Sunday

Id-e-Milad

12 - 11 - 2019

Tuesday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

25 - 12 - 2019

Wednesday

Christmas

 

Note: Banks have holidays on second and fourth Saturdays too.

BSE Holidays for Trading Commodities Multi-Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) and National Commodity Exchange Limited (NSEL) in 2019

Date

Day

Holiday

Morning trading hours

(10AM – 5PM)

Evening trading hours

(5PM – 11.30PM)

01 - 01 - 2019

Tuesday

New Year’s Day

Open

Closed

26 - 01 - 2019

Saturday

Republic Day

Closed

Closed

04 - 03 - 2019

Monday

Maha Shivaratri

Closed

Open

21 - 03 - 2019

Thursday

Holi

Closed

Open

17 - 04 - 2019

Thursday

Mahaveer Jayanti

Closed

Open

19 - 04 - 2019

Friday

Good Friday

Closed

Closed

01 - 05 - 2019

Wednesday

Maharashtra Day

Closed

Open

15 - 08 - 2019

Thursday

Independence Day

Closed

Open

12 - 08 - 2019

Monday

Bakrid

Closed

Open

02 - 09 - 2019

Monday

Ganesh Festival

Closed

Closed

10 - 09 - 2019

Tuesday

Muharram

Closed

Open

02 - 10 - 2019

Wednesday

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

Closed

Open

8 - 10 - 2019

Tuesday

Dussehra

Closed

Closed

27 - 10 - 2019

Sunday

Diwali Lakshmi Pooja

Closed

Open for ‘Muhurat Trading’

28 - 10 - 2019

Monday

Deewali-Balipratipada

Closed

Open

12 - 11 - 2019

Tuesday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

Closed

Open

25 - 12 - 2019

Wednesday

Christmas

Closed

Closed

About Bombay Stock Exchange or BSE

Bombay Stock Exchange or BSE was conceptualized in 1875. It is the oldest stock exchange in Asia. BSE is located in Mumbai, and it is the third largest stock exchange in the world. BSE became popular across the globe for the quick processing of transactions as it operates with an average pace of 6 microseconds. BSE’s market capitalization was $2 trillion in July’17. BSE provides a better platform to Indian corporates for raising capital. It is a complete platform for trading stocks of all types of companies, mutual funds, debt instruments, and currencies.

Stock Market Holidays

The stock market remains closed on certain holidays. If you are a stock trader, you should have a good understanding of stock market holidays on which traders and investors cannot process trading requests.

BSE Trading Schedule in 2019

BSE operates on five days in a week and remains closed on all weekends. This is BSE’s regular working schedule:

Pre-Open Timings

Modification and order entry: starts at 9 AM and closes at 09:08 AM on all working days.

Regular Trading Timings

Restricted physical market or normal market: starts at 09:15 AM and closes at 3:30 AM on all working days.

The stock market holidays are also called as trading holidays. All institutional, as well as individual stock traders, must acquaint themselves with the stock market holidays before trading. Stock market holidays may vary from other holidays. It is not necessary that stock market holidays and bank holidays coincide.

  Timings of Block Deal Session

  • Morning block deal window functions between 08:45 AM - 9 AM
  • Afternoon block deal window functions between 02:05 PM - 2.20PM 

The trading session remains closed between 3.40PM and 4 PM. 

The trading hours are extended, reduced or advanced as and when necessary.

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