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Stock market holidays: NSE and BSE to remain closed on 13 days in 2022

Indian stock exchanges have declared the list of holidays for 2022 and this year there are 13 exchange holidays in total, the rest 8 falling on a Saturday or a Sunday.

Here’s the list of trading holidays for the calendar year 2022for equity and F&O segments:

OccasionDateDay
Republic DayJanuary 26Wednesday
MahashivratriMarch 01Tuesday
HoliMarch 18Friday
Annual Bank ClosingApril 01Friday
Dr. Baba SahebAmbedkarJayanti / MahavirJayantiApril 14Thursday
Good FridayApril 15Friday
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)May 03Tuesday
Buddha PournimaMay 16Monday
MoharramAugust 09Tuesday
Independence DayAugust 15Monday
Parsi New YearAugust 16Tuesday
Ganesh ChaturthiAugust 31Wednesday
DussehraOctober 05Wednesday
Diwali * Laxmi PujanOctober 24Monday
Diwali-BalipratipadaOctober 26Wednesday
Gurunanak JayantiNovember 08Tuesday

The holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday are as follows:

OccasionDateDay
Chatrapati Shivaji JayantFebruary 19,Saturday
GudiPadwaApril 02Saturday
Ram NavamiApril 10Sunday
Maharashtra DayMay 01Sunday
Bakri IdJuly 10Sunday
Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02Sunday
Id-E-MiladOctober 09Sunday
ChristmasDecember 25Sunday

Note: Muhurat Trading will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022. We’ll update the timings of Muhurat Trading when the exchanges notify the time.


The month of January will have 1 holiday – the first trading holiday of 2022 that will be on the 26th of January. February will have no holidays. The month of March has two BSE and NSE holidays, one of which will be on a Friday, which means a long weekend 💃.

The first day of March will be an exchange holiday on the occasion ofMahashivratri and the next holiday is on the 18th, which will be a Friday. Yay!

Most holidays in this year will fall in the month of April, starting from the 1st of April, which is a Friday – yes another long weekend! In fact, the longest stretch of holidays also falls in April – on the 14thof April, Thursday on the occasion of Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Mahavir Jayanti, and the 15thof April (Good Friday). Making it a 4-day long weekend. This means it’s time to start saving and investing for the upcoming holiday.

May will be having 2 holidays on weekdays. June and July will be dry months with no additional holidays. Come August and you’ll again have a four-day weekend starting from 13th August that will be a Saturday and ending on the 16thof August (Parsi New Year). Monday will be 15th August – a national holiday.

September has no additional holidays whereas October will have 3 holidays on the occasion of Diwali. The year’s final holiday will be in the month of November on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti and then it is business as usual for the whole of December, as Christmas falls on Sunday.

OccasionDateDayMorning
session
Evening
session
Republic DayJanuary 26WednesdayClosedClosed
MahashivratriMarch 01TuesdayClosedOpen
Holi (2nd  day)March 18FridayClosedOpen
Mahavir Jayanti / Ambedkar JayantiApril 14ThursdayClosedOpen
Good FridayApril 15FridayClosedClosed
Ramzan Id (Id-Ul-Fitr)May 03TuesdayClosedOpen
MoharramAugust 09TuesdayClosedOpen
Independence DayAugust 15MondayClosedClosed
Ganesh ChaturthiAugust 31WednesdayClosedOpen
DasseraOctober 05WednesdayClosedOpen
Diwali –  LaxmiPujanOctober 24MondayClosedOpen
Diwali BalipratipadaOctober 26WednesdayClosedOpen
Gurunanak JayantiNovember 08TuesdayClosedOpen

Settlement holidays for equity and F&O segments

OccasionDateDay
Republic DayJanuary 26Wednesday
MahashivratriMarch 01Tuesday
HoliMarch 18Friday
Annual Bank ClosingApril 01Friday
Dr. Baba SahebAmbedkarJayanti/
Mahavir Jayanti
April 14Thursday
Good FridayApril 15Friday
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)May 03Tuesday
Buddha PournimaMay 16Monday
MoharramAugust 09Tuesday
Independence DayAugust 15Monday
Parsi New YearAugust 16Tuesday
Ganesh ChaturthiAugust 31Wednesday
DussehraOctober 05Wednesday
Diwali-Laxmi PujanOctober 24Monday
Diwali-BalipratipadaOctober 26Wednesday
Gurunanak JayantiNovember 08Tuesday

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