Diwali Muhurat Trading 2016 & Dhanteras Extended Trading

On the occasion of Diwali (Laxmi Poojan Day), diwali muhurat trading 2016 will be conducted on Indian Stock and Commodity Exchanges.  This special trading session is held on Sunday, October 30 for this year.  This is the time of the year when most investors take a fresh look at their portfolios.  Symbolic buying is done during this diwali muhurat trading session by most investors who even do not buy on other days.  Most research houses and brokers already came up with a list of best bets for coming year.  Although most people believe that markets are fairly priced at this time, many stocks in small and mid cap space can provide huge appreciation going forward.

Diwali muhurat trading 2016 timings on NSE, BSE, MCX and NCDEX

Exchange Timings (Normal Market Session)
NSE 18:30 to 19:30
BSE 18:30 to 19:30
MCX 18:30 to 19:30
NCDEX 18:30 to 19:30

Muhurat trading session is an occasion for the start of a traditional new year for trading communities specially in Northern India. Diwali Muhurat trading takes place after stock brokers perform laxmi pujan. Most people use this session to place token buy orders with a view to held them perpetual.  Some traders usually book small intraday profits hoping the same fortune will follow throughout the year 🙂

Timings for Diwali muhurat trading change every year and are announced by stock and commodity exchanges a few days before the day.  This year the regular market session is for 1 hour duration along with pre open session and post closing market session.

Diwali Muhurat Trading  2016 – 30 Oct 2016

diwali muhurat trading 2016 timings on nse bse mcx and ncdex

Dhanteras Extended Live Trading On 28 Oct 2016

On the occasion of Dhanteras, Dhanteras live extended trading session is conducted on 28 Oct 2o16.  It is extended session after regular market hours.  Live session is available on both BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and NSE ( National Stock Exchange).  Trading is only available in Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) and Gold Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) securities . During this session Trading is not allowed in regular Stocks and Futures and Options Segments.

Timings of Dhanteras Extended Trading Session

Extended  market timings for Gold ETF securities  and Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) securities only



Extended Continuous Trading Session 4:30 pm 7:00 pm

This Dhanteras Extended Live Trading Session 2016 is in addition to normal trading session on Friday.  It is open from 4:30 in the evening to 7:00 for 2:30 minutes duration.

Post Closing Session for GOLD ETF securities and Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Securities after extended live trading session is NOT available.




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