BSE Market Holidays 2018: Equity Trading To Remain Shut On These Days In 2018

BSE has listed market holidays for each of three market segments - equity, equity derivative and SLB (Securities' Lending and Borrowing) - in 2018.

BSE Market Holidays 2018: Equity Trading To Remain Shut On These Days In 2018

BSE has listed a list of holidays for New Year 2018

Indian stock markets are set for 16 market holidays during 2018. The BSE or Bombay Stock Exchange's 30-scrip benchmark index Sensex is one of the most popular benchmark indices. Just like every year, BSE has on its website - bseindia.com - released a list of holidays for New Year 2018. BSE has listed market holidays 2018 for each of three market segments: equity, equity derivative and SLB (Securities' Lending and Borrowing). "A separate circular shall be issued in advance" should the exchange alter or change any of the listed holidays, according to the BSE website. Muhurat Trading, a special trading session to mark the occasion of Diwali and Laxmi Puja, will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Timings of Muhurat Trading shall be notified subsequently, the bourse adds.

Here's a list of market holidays in 2018 as given by the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) for its equity, equity derivative and SLB segments:
 
 HolidaysDateDay
1Republic Day26-Jan-18Friday
2Mahashivratri13-Feb-18Tuesday
3Holi2-Mar-18Friday
4Mahavir JayantiMarch 29,2018Thursday
5Good FridayMarch 30,2018Friday
6Maharashtra DayMay 01,2018Tuesday
7Independence DayAugust 15,2018Wednesday
8Bakri IdAugust 22,2018Wednesday
9Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 13,2018Thursday
10MuharramSeptember 20,2018Thursday
11Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02,2018Tuesday
12DussehraOctober 18,2018Thursday
13Diwali  Laxmi Pujan*November 07,2018Wednesday
14Diwali BalipratipadaNovember 08,2018Thursday
15Gurunanak JayantiNovember 23,2018Friday
16ChristmasDecember 25,2018Tuesday

(Source: bseindia.com)

BSE's benchmark index Sensex gave a return of 28 per cent in 2017, clocking one of its best performances in recent years.
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