MCX Holidays 2021

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 2021.

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List of MCX Holidays 2021

Holiday Day Date
New Year's Day Friday 1 January 2021 Evening off
Republic Day Tuesday 26 January 2021
Maha Shivaratri Thursday 11 March 2021 Morning off
Holi Monday 29 March 2021 Morning off
Good Friday Friday 2 April 2021
Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti Wednesday 14 April 2021
Ram Navami Wednesday 21 April 2021
Mahavir Jayanti Sunday 25 April 2021 Morning off
Maharashtra Day Saturday 1 May 2021 Morning off
Id-ul-Fitr (Ramzan ID) Thursday 13 May 2021
Bakri Id / Eid ul-Adha Tuesday 20 July 2021 Morning off
Ganesh Chaturthi Friday 10 September 2021 Morning off
Mathatma Gandhi Jayanti Saturday 2 October 2021
Dasara Friday 15 October 2021 Morning off
Diwali-Balipratipada Thursday 4 November 2021 Morning off
Guru Nanak Jayanti Friday 19 November 2021 Morning off
Christmas Saturday 25 December 2021

Timings for trading agricultural commodities on MCX

Agricultural commodities can be traded between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm on all working days (Monday to Friday).

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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 2021. 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.

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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.

Products of MCX

The products offered by MCX are of four types: bullion, base metals, energy and agricultural commodities. The product category of bullion consist silver, gold, silver mini, silver 1000, gold mini, gold metal, gold guinea, etc. Zinc, nickel, aluminum, brass, lead, nickel mini, zinc mini and nickel mini are included under the category of base metals. MCX’s energy section encompasses natural gas, unrefined oil and crude oil mini. The agricultural commodities offered by the exchange include mentha oil, cotton, black pepper, cardamom and crude-palm oil.

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Importance Of Making A Note Of MCX Holidays 2021

Online traders, who make a note of MCX holidays 2021, can plan trading activities in advance. MCX holidays remain the same for all types of investors across all states. They differ from bank holidays. On an MCX holiday, investors can neither place a new order nor close an existing order. So, referring to the holiday list is advantageous.

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FAQs on MCX Holidays 2021

  1. I work as a trader at Calcutta Stock Exchange. Will I be able to enjoy MCX holidays?
  2. Yes, you can enjoy MCX holidays if you are an employee at Calcutta Stock Exchange.

  3. Will the new year eve a MIC Holiday?
  4. No, 31st Of December will be a normal functioning day on which the stock exchange in India will be functional. You can make your trading on 31st December.

  5. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, will the market be closed on Monday?
  6. No, if a public holiday falls on a Sunday, then the preceding Monday will not be considered a holiday. The market will be open for trading as scheduled.

  7. Will the market be closed for Chhath Pooja?
  8. No, the market will not be closed for Chhath Pooja.

  9. Which month has the most MCX holidays?
  10. The month of April has 4 holidays which makes it the month with the maximum number of holidays. The market will remain closed on account of Good Friday, Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti, Ram Navami, and Mahavir Jayanti.

List of MCX Holidays 2020

Holiday Day Date
Id-E-Milad Friday 25 January 2020
Holi Wednesday 27 March 2020
Good Friday Friday 29 March 2020
Mahavir Jayanti Wednesday 24 April 2020
Maharashtra Day Wednesday 1 May 2020
Ramzan ID Friday 9 August 2020
Independence Day Thursday 15 August 2020
Janmashthami Wednesday 28 August 2020
Ganesh Chaturthi Monday 9 September 2020
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Wednesday 2 October 2020
Bakrid/Eid-al-Adha Wednesday 16 October 2020
Muharram Thursday 14 November 2020
Date Day Holiday Morning session Evening session
1 January 2019 Tuesday New Year’s Day Open Closed
26 January 2019 Saturday Republic Day Closed Closed
4 March 2019 Monday Mahashivaratri Closed Closed
21 March 2019 Thursday Holi Closed Closed
14 April 2019 Sunday Ambedkar Jayanti Closed Closed
17 April 2019 Wednesday Mahaveer Jayanti Closed Closed
19 April 2019 Friday Good Friday Closed Closed
1 May 2019 Wednesday Maharashtra Day Closed Open
5 June 2019 Wednesday Eid ul-fitr Closed Closed
12 August 2019 Monday Bakrid Id Closed Open
15 August 2019 Thursday Independence Day Closed Closed
2 September 2019 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi Closed Open
10 September 2019 Tuesday Muharram Closed Open
2 October 2019 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Closed Closed
7 October 2019 Monday Dussehra Closed Open
28 October 2019 Monday Diwali Balipratipada Closed Open
9 November 2019 Saturday Id-E-Milad Closed Open
12 November 2019 Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti Closed Open
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas Closed Closed

List Of MCX Holidays 2018

MCX operates five days a week, i.e., Monday – Friday, and remains closed on all Saturdays, Sundays and holidays announced by the exchange for a particular calendar year. The following table summarises the MCX holidays 2018:

Festival Name Date Day Morning session Evening session
New Year Day 01 January 2018 Monday Open Remains closed
Republic Day 26 January 2018 Friday Remains closed Remains closed
Mahashivaratri 13 February 2018 Tuesday Remains closed Open
Holi 02 March 2018 Friday Remains closed Open
Mahavir Jayanti 29 March 2018 Thursday Remains closed Open
Good Friday 30 March 2018 Friday Remains closed Remains closed
Tuesday O1 May 2018 Tuesday Remains closed Open
Independence Day 15 August 2018 Wednesday Remains closed Remains closed
Bakri ID 22 August 2018 Wednesday Remains closed Open
Ganesh Chaturthi 13 September 2018 Thursday Remains closed Open
Muharram 20 September 2018 Thursday Remains closed Open
Gandhi Jayanti 02 October 2018 Tuesday Remains closed Remains closed
Dussehra 18 October 2018 Thursday Remains closed Open
Diwali (Lakshmi Pooja) 07 November 2018 Wednesday Remains closed Open
Diwali (Balipratipada) 08 November 2018 Thursday Remains closed Open
Guru Nanak Jayanti 23 November 2018 Friday Remains closed Open
Christmas 25 December 2018 Tuesday Remains closed Remains closed

Note: Morning session takes place between 10:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. whereas evening session is between 05:00 p.m. to 11:55 p.m. The timing of evening trading session will be revised twice a year in order to conform to confront to the US daylight savings time. Usually, evening session closes at 11:30 p.m. during the summer and 11:55 p.m. during the winter season.

MCX Holidays That Fall On Saturdays And Sundays 2018

Date Day Festival Name
15 March 2018 Sunday Ram Navami
14 April 2018 Saturday Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti
16 June 2018 Saturday Ramzan ID

Commodity And Exchange (COMEX) Holidays 2018 (Trading Holidays – International Markets)

Festival Name Date Exchange
Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Birthday 15 January 2018 COMEX
President’s Day 19 February 2018 COMEX
Good Friday 30 March 2018 COMEX
Memorial Day 28 May 2018 COMEX
Independence Day 04 July 2018 COMEX
Labor Day 03 September 2018 COMEX
Columbus Day 08 October 2018 COMEX
Veteran’s Day 12 November 2018 COMEX
Thanksgiving Day 22 November 2018 COMEX
Christmas Day 25 December 2018 COMEX
New Year’s Eve 01 January 2019 COMEX
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