List of MCX Holidays in 2022

On the MCX holidays, the trading activities in the multi-commodity exchange section remain closed. These entail the national as well as the religious holidays. MCX has published the holiday list for the traders to plan their trading schedule accordingly.

On these days, the market still opens for the evening trading session in order to match the international commodity market. During these evening sessions, MCX traders can trade from 5:00-11:55 PM. Also, during the summer, the MCX evening session closes at 11:30 PM and during winter, it closes at 11:55 PM.

Trading Holidays For MCX

Date Day Holidays Normal Session
Eve Session*
January 26, 2022
Wednesday Republic Day Closed Closed
March 01, 2022
Tuesday Mahashivratri Closed Open
March 18, 2022
Friday Holi Closed Open
April 14, 2022
Thursday Mahavir Jayanti / Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti Closed Open
April 15, 2022
Friday Good Friday Closed Closed
May 03, 2022
Tuesday Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id) Closed Open
August 09, 2022
Tuesday Muharram Closed Open
August 15, 2022
Monday Independence Day Closed Closed
August 31, 2022
Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi Closed Open
October 05, 2022
Wednesday Dussehra Closed Open
October 24, 2022
Monday Diwali-Laxmi Pujan** Closed Open
October 26, 2022
Wednesday Diwali Balipratipada Closed Open
November 08, 2022
Tuesday Gurunanak Jayanti Closed Open

MCX Holidays Falling On Saturday / Sunday

Date Day Holidays
January 01, 2022
Saturday New Year Day
April 10, 2022
Sunday Ram Navami
May 01, 2022
Sunday Maharashtra Day
July 10, 2022
Sunday Bakri Id
October 02, 2022
Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
December 25, 2022
Sunday Christmas

** Timings for the Muhurat trading shall be notified by the Exchange subsequently.

The Exchange may alter / change any of the above holidays, for which a separate circular shall be issued

References: Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange


Commodity categories Start Time End Time
Non-Agri Commodities 09.00 AM 11.55 PM
Agri Commodities 09.00 AM 09.00 PM
All Other Commodities 09.00 AM 05.00 PM

FAQs on MCX Holidays in 2022

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

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

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.

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