This Article is From Jan 01, 2021

Stock Markets Will Remain Closed On These Days In 2021

Stock Market Holidays: In calendar year 2020, the Sensex rose 15.75 per cent and Nifty 50 index climbed 14.90 per cent making it the best year for equities since 2017

Stock Markets Will Remain Closed On These Days In 2021

Share Market Holidays 2021: There are a total of 14 market holidays in 2021.

The National Stock Exchange and BSE opened on first day of 2021 and the respective benchmarks Nifty 50 and Sensex rose to record highs led by gains in HDFC, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance Industries, State Bank of India and ITC. The Sensex rose as much as 207 points to hit an all-time high of 47,958.78 and Nifty 50 index advanced 59 points to hit record high of 14,040.25. In calendar year 2020, the Sensex rose 15.75 per cent and Nifty 50 index climbed 14.90 per cent making it the best year for equities since 2017. There are a total of 14 market holidays in 2021.

Here is a list of stock market holidays in 2021:

Republic DayJanuary 26,2021Tuesday
MahashivratriMarch 11,2021Thursday
HoliMarch 29,2021Monday
Good FridayApril 02,2021Friday
Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 14,2021Wednesday
Ram NavamiApril 21,2021Wednesday
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)May 13,2021Thursday
Bakri IdJuly 21,2021Wednesday
MuharramAugust 19,2021Thursday
Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 10,2021Friday
DussehraOctober 15,2021Friday
Diwali * Laxmi PujanNovember 04,2021Thursday
Diwali BalipratipadaNovember 05,2021Friday

Gurunanak Jayanti

November 19,2021

Friday

Source: BSE

On the first day of 2021, buying was visible across the sectors. All the 11 sector gauges, barring the index of private banking shares, were trading higher led by the Nifty PSU Banking index's over 2.5 per cent gain. IT, Auto, Media and Pharma indexes were also up between 0.7-1 per cent each.

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