The BSE or Bombay Stock Exchange will observe holiday on March 2, 2018 on account of 'Holi' which means no stock markets activity will take place on that day. This year, Indian stock markets are set for 16 holidays out of which 2 holidays have already passed. BSE has listed stock market holidays for 2018 for each of three market segments: equity, equity derivative and SLB (Securities' Lending and Borrowing) on its website- bseindia.com. A separate circular shall be issued in advance in case of any change of listed holidays, BSE notified on its 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, BSE further said.
Here's a list of stock market holidays in 2018 as given by BSE for its equity, equity derivative and SLB segments:
|4||Mahavir Jayanti||March 29,2018||Thursday|
|5||Good Friday||March 30,2018||Friday|
|6||Maharashtra Day||May 01,2018||Tuesday|
|7||Independence Day||August 15,2018||Wednesday|
|8||Bakri Id||August 22,2018||Wednesday|
|9||Ganesh Chaturthi||September 13,2018||Thursday|
|11||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||October 02,2018||Tuesday|
|13||Diwali Laxmi Pujan*||November 07,2018||Wednesday|
|14||Diwali Balipratipada||November 08,2018||Thursday|
|15||Gurunanak Jayanti||November 23,2018||Friday|