• MCX Holidays 2018

    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.

    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

    Diwali Muhurat Trading 2018 (Lakshmi Pooja)

    On 07 November 2018, which falls on Wednesday, Muhurat Trading shall be organised for the commodity segment. Muhurat Trading shall be organised by the MCX exchange on Wednesday, 07 November 2018 for the currency trading segment. The exchange declares the timings of Muhurat Trading later on. On Diwali Festival, future contracts for all types of financial derivatives shall be available for Muhurat Trading.

    Importance Of Making A Note Of MCX Holidays 2018

    Online traders, who make a note of MCX holidays 2018, 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.

    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

    Overview Of Multi-commodity Exchange of India (MCX)

    COMEX is a comprehensive commodity derivatives exchange. It began its operations in the month of November 2003. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) regulates the functioning of MCX, which facilitates trading commodity derivative contracts across a huge range of industry lines. MCX has its presence in more than 1,200 cities in India and has a network of 669 listed members and 51,575 certified individuals. The exchange is aimed at fostering societies, which are extremely important for the further advancement of its operations.

    MCX Products

    MCX offers an extensive range of products, which can be clubbed into 4 categories: bullion, base metals, energy and agricultural commodities. The bullion category includes silver, gold, silver mini, silver 1000, gold mini, gold metal, gold guinea etc. The category of base metals includes zinc, nickel, aluminum, brass, lead, nickel mini, zinc mini and nickel mini. The energy section includes natural gas, unrefined oil and crude oil mini. Finally, the agricultural commodities provided by MCX include mentha oil, cotton, black pepper, cardamom and crude-palm oil.

    The aforementioned dates of regional public and restricted holidays have been taken from the most authenticated and latest references. There is a possibility that the holiday dates for certain Islamic festivals and the festivals of other communities may be revised later on. We are not responsible under such circumstances.

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