List of BSE Holidays 2024

The BSE, which has more than 6,000 listed companies, is a significant stock in India. It is the third largest stock exchange globally by market capitalization and the first stock market to ever form in Asia.

Every day of the week, except Saturdays, Sundays, and any other holidays that the Exchange has set forth, is when the BSE (previously the Bombay Stock Exchange) market is open for business. On December 8, 2023, the BSE published the Trading Holidays for the Calendar Year 2024. A schedule outlining the days that the Equity Derivatives and SLB Segment will observe as Trading Holidays has been made available by the Exchange.  

Please refer to the stock market holiday calendar and equity trading schedule for 2024 (BSE) below.

List of Share Market Holiday 2024

Sr. No Holidays Date Day
1 Special Holiday 22-Jan-2024 Monday
2 Republic Day 26-Jan-2024 Friday
3 Mahashivratri 08-Mar-2024 Friday
4 Holi 25-Mar-2024 Monday
5 Good Friday 29-Mar-2024 Friday
6 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid) 11-Apr-2024 Thursday
7 Ram Navami 17-Apr-2024 Wednesday
8 Maharashtra Day 01-May-2024 Wednesday
9 General Elections (Lok Sabha) 20-May-2024 Monday
10 Bakri Eid 17-June-2024 Monday
11 Moharram 17-Jul-2024 Wednesday
12 Independence Day/Parsi New Year 15-Aug-2024 Thursday
13 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 02-Oct-2024 Wednesday
14 Diwali Laxmi Pujan 01-Nov-2024 Friday
15 Gurunanak Jayanti 15-Nov-2024 Friday
16 Christmas 25-Dec-2024 Wednesday

List of Holidays falling on Saturday / Sunday

Sr. No Holidays Date Day
1 Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti 14-Apr-2024 Sunday
2 Shri Mahavir Jayanti 21-Apr-2024 Sunday
3 Ganesh Chaturthi 07-Sep-2024 Saturday
4 Dussehra 12-Oct-2024 Saturday
5 Diwali-Balipratipada 02-Nov-2024 Saturday

*Muhurat Trading will take place on Diwali, Laxmi Pujan, 01 November 2024. Timings for Muhurat Trading will be communicated by the exchange in time.

BSE Trading Schedule


Pre-open Timings to Trade Equities on BSE

The pre-open session occurs between 9:00 and 9:15 am, or for a total of 15 minutes. The pre-open session consists of both the order collection and matching phases.

Regular Trading Timings to Trade Equities on BSE

The normal trading hours are from 9:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The duration of the daily trading session is 6 hours and 15 minutes. There is no lunch break on the BSE, and neither pre-market nor after-hours trading is allowed. 

Block Deal Session Timings-BSE

Block deal windows are accessible throughout each and every trading day in the equity segment.

● Morning Session: Between 8:45 and 9:00 a.m., the first session of the block deal window takes place.  
● Afternoon Session: Between 2:05 and 2:20 p.m., the second session of the block deal window takes place.



Frequently Asked Questions

The Bombay Stock Exchange, or BSE, is closed on Saturdays and Sundays and is normally open from Monday to Friday.

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is open for trading from Monday to Friday. It is closed on Saturday and Sunday, except for any special sessions that may be announced.

No, on Saturdays and Sundays the BSE is closed. It is open for trading from Monday to Friday.

BSE trading hours typically run from 9:15 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Since BSE trading isn't available on Saturdays and Sundays, traders can work according to the weekday routine.