NSE Trading Hours

Regular hours for the National Stock Exchange (NSE) extend from an opening time of 9:15 a.m. to a closing time of 3:30 p.m. local time (11:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT, or 10:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST), Monday through Friday. The National Stock Exchange will be closed for trading to observe a number of holidays throughout the calendar year. Below you will find the NSE holidays schedule for 2016.It is very important to take wise decision.

Equities Segment Market Timings

Pre-Open Session

  • Order entry and modification: opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 09:08 a.m. (plus last one minute for random closure)
  • Pre-open order matching commences immediately following the closure of pre-open order entry

Regular Trading Session

  • Normal/Retail Debt/Limited Physical Market: opens at 9:15 a.m. and closes at 3:30 p.m.
  • For the block deal session, the time slot is 9:15 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.

Closing Session

  • Time slot: 3:40 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.