Stock Market Holidays 2022: The share market is set to remain closed for three days on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday due to public holidays. Trading was closed on the stock market on Thursday on account of Mahavir Jayanti and Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti. DUE TO TRADITIONAL WEEKLY HOLIDAYS, the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty will be closed on Saturday and Sunday. This will be listed as the most extended stock market holiday in 2022 in India. Keep reading this post to check trading holidays for equity.
Stock Market Holidays 2022
Stock Market Holidays 2022: A stock market is a platform where investors come to trade in financial instruments like shares, bonds, and derivatives. The stock exchange works as a facilitator of this transaction and enables the buying and selling of shares. There are primarily two stock exchanges in India i.e. Bombay stock exchange(BSE) and National Stock Exchange(NSE). Companies list their shares for the first time on the stock exchange by releasing their IPO. The regulation and supervision of the stock market rest with the securities and exchange board of India( SEBI)
Trading Holidays For Equity (NSE & BSE)
Trading on the equities segment takes place on all days of the week (except Saturday and Sunday) and holidays declared by the exchange which are given in the table below
|Republic Day||26th January 2022||Wednesday|
|Mahashivratri||1st March 2022||Tuesday|
|Holi||18th March 2022||Friday|
|Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti / Mahavir Jayanti||14th April 2022||Thursday|
|Good Friday||15th April 2022||Friday|
|Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)||3rd May 2022||Tuesday|
|Moharram||9th August 2022||Tuesday|
|Independence Day||15th August 2022||Monday|
|Ganesh Chaturthi||31st August 2022||Wednesday|
|Dussehra||5th October 2022||Wednesday|
|Diwali-Laxmi Pujan*||24th October 2022||Monday|
|Diwali-Balipratipada||26th October 2022||Wednesday|
|Gurunanak Jayanti||8th November||Tuesday|
Stock Market Holidays 2022: Details
Here, we are providing the April month complete list of Stock Market Holidays 2022 below:
Stock Market Holiday 26th January: Republic Day
Republic day is celebrated every year on 26th January to remember the day when the constitution of India came into effect after India gained independence.
Stock Market Holiday 14th April: Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti / Mahavir Jayanti
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Baba Saheb who was a key architect of the Indian constitution. Today the nation celebrated the 131st birth anniversary of Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar.
Stock Market Holiday 15th April: Good Friday
The Friday before Easter, the day on which Christians annually observe the commemoration of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Stock Market Holiday 3rd May: Id-Ul-Fitr
Id-Ul-Fitr is celebrated to mark the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, and is celebrated during the first three days of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar.
Stock Market Holiday 26th October: Diwali Balipratipada
Bali Puja is also known as Bali Pratipada or Bali Padva, is a Hindu festival that falls on the fourth day of Diwali. Bali Pratipada represents the notional return of the Daitya King Bali to earth.
FAQs: Stock Market Holidays 2022
Q. How many holidays are there for Stock Market in 2022?
Ans There are total of 13 holidays for the stock market in 2022
Q. How many primary stock exchange are there in India?
Ans There is primarily two stock exchange in India i.e NSE & BSE.