Trading Holidays 2022 – MCX, NSE And BSE

MCX or Multi-Commodity Exchange of India is one of the largest commodity derivatives exchange that deals with the trading of metal, bullion, agro commodities, and energy. Like any other exchange, MCX is also closed on certain public and state-specific holidays. Here’s a list of MCX holidays 2022.

Trading Holidays For Commodity Trading (MCX/NCDEX)

Sr.NoHolidayDateDayMorning SessionEvening Session*
1Republic DayJanuary 26, 2022TuesdayClosedClosed
2MahashivratriMarch 01, 2022ThursdayClosedOpen
3HoliMarch 18, 2022MondayClosedOpen
4Good FridayApril 14, 2022FridayClosedClosed
5Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 15, 2022WednesdayClosedClosed
6Ram NavamiApril 10, 2022SundayClosedClosed
7Mahavir JayantiApril 25, 2022SundayClosedClosed
8Maharashtra DayMay 01, 2022SaturdayClosedClosed
9Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)May 03, 2022ThursdayClosedClosed
10Bakri IdJuly 10, 2022SundayClosedOpen
11MuharramAugust 09, 2022TuesdayClosedOpen
12Independence DayAugust 15, 2022SundayClosedClosed
13Ganesh ChaturthiAugust 31, 2022WednesdayClosedOpen
14Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02, 2022FridayClosedClosed
15DussehraOctober 05, 2022WednesdayClosedOpen
16Diwali – Laxmi PujaOctober 24, 2022MondayClosedOpen
17Diwali BalipratipadaOctober 26, 2022WednesdayClosedOpen
18Gurunanak JayantiNovember 08, 2022TuesdayClosedOpen
19ChristmasDecember 25, 2022SundayClosedClosed

*Dewali Muhurat Trading 2022 (Diwali Amavasya – Laxmi Puja)

October 24, 2022

Diwali Muhurat Trading / Deepavali 2022 Muhurat Trading will be held on October 24, 2022 from [*] To [*] (Diwali Amavasya – Laxmi Puja) time.

Note that being a special trading session; all trades executed in this Diwali Muhurat trading session shall result in settlement obligations.

Timings for Trading Non-Agricultural Commodities on MCX

Non-agricultural commodities can be traded between 10:00 am and 11:30 pm during summer and 11:55 during winter.

MCX stands for the Multi-commodity Exchange of India Limited. Being the first registered exchange in India, MCX provides a comprehensive platform for online trading, risk control, settlement and clearing of commodity derivative trades.

Multi-Commodity Exchange, abbreviated as MCX, functions five days a week (Monday-Friday). Like BSE and NSE, even MCX does not remain open on all Saturdays. While morning sessions are held between 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., evening sessions occur between 5:00 p.m. to 11:55 p.m. The exchange revises its evening trading session twice a year in sync with the US daylight savings time. During summer, evening session closes at 11:30 p.m. and during winter, it closes at 11:55 p.m.

MCX has announced the list of MCX trading holidays in 2022. The list includes certain regional public holidays and the national holidays. Both morning and evening sessions remain closed on the national holidays. As MCX is based in Mumbai, India, Maharashtra Day is an MCX holiday. The following list is useful to you if you are a trader of agricultural and non-agricultural commodities.

About Multi-commodity Exchange of India (MCX)

MCX is a comprehensive commodity derivatives exchange, which commenced its operations in the month of November 2003. The functioning of the exchange is regulated by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The exchange facilitates trading commodity derivative contracts across a vast range of industry segments. Currently, 669 registered members and 51,575 certified individuals are associated with the exchange that has presence in 1,200 plus cities in India. The ultimate objective of MCX is to foster societies, which are extremely important for the further advancement of its operations.

2022 MCX Market Holidays Service

Here is the list of market holidays for MCX, we have presented for your reference. You can refer the list to plan and schedule your MCX trading activities and operations. This market holiday schedule is also available as MCX Trading iCal calendar which you can import into calendar applications in iOS, Android and other desktop or online calendar application.

FAQs On MCX Trading Holidays In 2022

What are the morning and evening sessions of MCX?

The morning sessions of MCX are held between 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and the evening sessions are held between 5:00 PM – 11:55 PM.

If a festival holiday comes on Sunday then will the market be closed on Monday?

No, in such a case, the forth coming Monday will not be considered a holiday.

If I am an investor in a state stock exchange, then will I have to follow the MCX holiday list or any other specific?

If you are an investor into a state-level stock exchange, then also you have to follow the MCX holiday list without fail.