Stock Market Basics FAQs

What are Opening and Closing hour, Trading hours for NSE & BSE?

  • NSE / BSE Normal Market Opening Hour: 09,15 hours
  • NSE/BSE Normal Market Closing Times: 15 :30 hours

Stock trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange (NSE), is still possible every weekday from Monday through Friday, 6.15 p.m.

Please also note:

  • On declared holidays, markets remain closed.
  • The exchange will announce special trading sessions from time to time through public notices.
  • If Diwali Muhurat Trading is not available during normal trading hours, a special trading session can be arranged.

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