List of MCX Holiday 2024

NCDEX and MCX were founded and started trading commodities in 2003. The Forward Markets Commission oversaw both the MCX and the NCDEX until 2016 (FMC). The government resolved to include them under SEBI in the Union Budget of 2016. SEBI has been in charge of the two main commodities exchanges ever since. All the information you want regarding the MCX Holidays in 2024 is contained below.

Sr.No National Holiday  Date Day Morning Session Evening Session*
1 Republic Day 26-Jan-2024 Friday Closed Closed
2 Maha Shivaratri 08-Mar-2024 Friday Closed Open
3 Holi 25-Mar-2024 Monday Closed Open
4 Good Friday 29-Mar-2024 Friday Closed Closed
5 EID AL FITR 11-Apr-2024 Thursday Closed Open
6 Ram Navami 17-Apr-2024 Wednesday Closed Open
7 Maharashtra Day 01-May-2024 Wednesday Closed Open
8 Parliamentary Election 20-May-2024 Monday Closed Open
9 Bakri Id 17-Jun-2024 Monday Closed Open
10 Muharram 17-Jul-2024 Wednesday Closed Open
11 Independence Day 15-Aug-2024 Thursday Closed Closed
12 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 02-Oct-2024 Wednesday Closed Closed
13 Diwali-Laxmi Pujan *  01-Nov-2024 Friday Closed Open
14 Gurunanak Jayanti 15-Nov-2024 Friday Closed Open
15 Christmas 25-Dec-2024 Wednesday Closed Closed

Morning session: 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evening session - 5:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m./11:55 p.m.

*5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m./9:30 p.m. for Agricultural Products with International Connections

**Times for Muhurat trading will be communicated by the exchange in the future.

About Multi-commodity Exchange of India (MCX/NCDEX)

When it comes to the trading of commodities in India, MCX MCX, or Multi Commodity Exchange and NCDEX, or National Commodity & Derivative Exchange Limited, are two of the most well-known names in commodity trading. Both of these function in a way that is similar to that of stock exchanges; however, the primary distinction between the two is that they trade in commodities rather than shares and equity indexes.

Products of MCX/NCDEX

MCX is more well-known for its trading in metals and energy items, whilst the NCDEX focuses more on agricultural commodities as its primary area of expertise. Some of the notable products are mentioned in the table. 

40 products such as metals, gold, silver, and bullion, among others. 34 agricultural products, such as grains, oils, oilseeds, etc.

MCX/NCDEX Trading Schedule 

Every day of the week, from Monday through Friday, investors in the exchange's Commodity Derivatives market engage in trading activities. This excludes Saturdays and Sundays as well as holidays announced by the Exchange in advance and communicated to exchange members. The timings of the commodities derivatives market sector are as follows:




Frequently Asked Questions

In the year 2024, April have maximum MCX/NCDEX  trading holidays. 

In India, the hours for commodity trading are Monday to Friday. It takes place from 9 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. On Saturdays, Sundays, and other holidays—the specifics of which are available on the MCX website—trading is not conducted.

No. There is no holiday on New Year's Eve.

Commodity trading hours in India are Monday to Friday. It takes place from 9 a.m. and 11:30/11:55 p.m. Trading is suspended on Saturdays and Sundays.

Except for Saturday, Sunday, and proclaimed market holidays, Indian commodities markets are open for trade every weekday from Monday to Friday.

While morning sessions run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., evening sessions run from 5:00 p.m. to 11:55 p.m. The exchange adjusts its evening trading session twice a year to coincide with daylight savings time in the United States. Summer evening sessions end at 11:30 p.m., while winter sessions end at 11:55 p.m.

Commodity trading hours in India are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. and 11:30/11:55 p.m.

Commodity trading hours in 2024 in India are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. and 11:30/11:55 p.m.