List of Share Market Holidays 2022

list of share market holiday

A share market is a place where investors can buy or sell financial security or trade in the stock exchange. To invest in shares, investors must have a demat account and to trade (purchase/sell) shares on the exchange using the brokers’ platform, it is obligatory to open a trading account with the broker.

The share market in India remains closed on Saturday and Sunday. Along with the weekly holidays, the Indian share market also remains closed on the state and national holidays. The overall share market has 14 stock market holidays, including extended weekends. The two major share markets include the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE). This blog talks about the list of share market holidays 2022, which includes trading holidays for NSE and BSE.

BSE Holiday List 2022

As one of the oldest stock exchanges in India and the third-largest stock exchange in the world, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) operates from Monday to Friday and is closed on the weekends (Saturday and Sunday). Apart from this, it is also closed on public and state holidays. Here is the list of BSE holidays for 2022:

HolidayDayDate
Republic Day26th January 2022Wednesday
Maha Shivratri01st March 2022Tuesday
Holi18th March 2022Friday
Ram Navami 10th April 2022Sunday
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14th April 2022Thursday
Eid-ul-Fitr3rd May 2022Tuesday
Bakri Id10th July 2022Sunday
Muharram9th August 2022Tuesday
Independence Day15th August 2022Monday
Ganesh Chaturthi31st August 2022Wednesday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti02nd October 2022Sunday
Dussehra5th October 2022Wednesday
Laxmi Puja/Diwali24th October 2022Monday
Guru Nanak Jayanti8th November 2022Tuesday
Christmas25th December 2022Sunday

NSE Holidays List 2022

The list of National Stock Exchange for 2022 includes the regional public holidays and national holidays. It is important for individuals to keep a track of the holidays’ list, who are interested in trading financial instruments through this exchange. Let’s take a look at the NSE holidays list 2022:

HolidayDayDate
Republic Day26th January 2022Wednesday
Maha Shivratri01st March 2022Tuesday
Holi18th March 2022Friday
Ram Navami 10th April 2022Sunday
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14th April 2022Thursday
Eid-ul-Fitr3rd May 2022Tuesday
Bakri Id10th July 2022Sunday
Muharram9th August 2022Tuesday
Independence Day15th August 2022Monday
Ganesh Chaturthi31st August 2022Wednesday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti02nd October 2022Sunday
Dussehra5th October 2022Wednesday
Laxmi Puja/Diwali24th October 2022Monday
Guru Nanak Jayanti8th November 2022Tuesday
Christmas25th December 2022Sunday

It must be noted that the national stock exchange is open 5 days a week i.e. Monday-Friday and remains closed on all Saturdays and Sundays.

Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) Holidays List 2022

The Multi Commodity Exchange is one of the largest commodity derivatives exchanges that deals with the trading of agro commodities, bullion, metal and energy. Similar to BSE and NSE, the MCX is also closed on certain state-specific and public holidays. Here is the list of MCX Share Market holidays 2022:

HolidayDayDate
New Year’s Day1st January 2022Saturday
Republic Day26th January 2022Wednesday
Maha Shivratri01st March 2022 (Morning off)Tuesday
Holi18th March 2022 (Morning off)Friday
Ram Navami10th April 2022Sunday
Mahavir Jayanti / Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14th April 2022Thursday
Good Friday15th April 2022Friday
Maharashtra Day1st May 2022Sunday
Eid-ul-Fitr3rd May 2022 (Morning Off)Tuesday
Bakra Eid10th July 2022Sunday
Muharram09th August 2022Tuesday
Independence Day15th August 2022Monday
Ganesh Chaturthi31st August 2022( Morning Off)Wednesday 
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti2nd October 2022Sunday
Dussehra 5th October (Morning off)Wednesday
Laxmi Puja/Diwali24th October 2022 (Morning off)Monday
Guru Nanak Jayanti8th November 2022 (Morning off)Tuesday
Christmas25th December 2022Sunday
FAQs
Is Saturday a stock market holiday?
The National Stock Exchange operates from Monday to Friday and is closed on the weekend that includes Saturday and Sunday.
Which are the BSE trading hours?
Listed below are the BSE trading hours:
  • Morning Trade- 10:00 AM – 0 5:00 PM
  • Evening Trade- 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM
What are the timings for block deal sessions?
The timing for block deal sessions are from 9:15 AM to 9:50 AM and 2:05 PM – 2:20 PM.
How many NSE holidays are there in 2022?
There are 14 NSE holidays in 2022.
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