BSE, NSE To Conduct Special Muhurat Trading Session On Diwali: Timings And Other Important Details

Muhurat Trading 2020: Both stock exchanges will remain closed on November 16 for Diwali Balipratipada.

BSE, NSE To Conduct Special Muhurat Trading Session On Diwali: Timings And Other Important Details

Diwali Muhurat Trading 2020: Trading will begin at 6:15 pm and will continue for an hour

Muhurat Trading 2020: Stock exchanges BSE and NSE will conduct a special, one-hour trading session - called Muhurat trading session - to mark the Diwali festival on Saturday, November 14. The Muhurat trading session will be held between 6:15 pm and 7:15 pm, the bourses said in separate circulars.Diwali 2020 marks the beginning of Samvat 2077, the Hindu calendar year which will end on the eve of Diwali next year. (Also Read: Brokerages' Top Brokerage Calls For Samvat 2077)

Muhurat Trading Timings

Start TimeEnd Time
Block deal session17:4518:00
Pre-open*18:0018:08
Normal market18:1519:15
Call auction illiquid session*18:2019:05
Closing session19:2519:35
Trade modification cut-off time18:1519:45
(Source: NSE)

"Muhurat trading is the auspicious stock market trading for an hour on Diwali (Deepawali)... As Diwali also marks the beginning of the New Year, it is believed that Muhurat trading on this day brings n wealth and prosperity throughout the year," according to the NSE. 

(Also Read: All You Need To Know About The Special Muhurat Trading Session)

Muhurat Trading - Segments

Muhurat Trading SessionCapitalEquity DerivativesCurrency DerivativesCommodity DerivativesSecurities Lending & Borrowing Scheme
Block deal session17:45 - 18:00
Pre-open market18:00 - 18:08
Normal market18:15 - 19:1518:15 - 19:1518:15 - 19:1518:15 - 19:1518:15 - 19:15
Call auction illiquid session*18:20 - 19:05
Closing session19:25 - 19:35
Set up cut-off time for position limit/collateral value19:25
Trade modification18:15 - 19:4519:2519:2519:25
(Source: NSE)

Both stock exchanges will remain closed on November 16 for Diwali Balipratipada.