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Diwali 2011: Diwali Muhurat Trading Timings

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Diwali 2011: Diwali Muhurat Trading/ Deepavali Muhurat Trading will be held on Wednesday, 26th October 2011 (Diwali Amavasya – Laxmi Puja).

Muhurat Trading 2011 Timings, Time for Diwali trading 2011. Diwali Muhurat trading in Samvat Year 2068 on 26 October 2011 on occasion of 2011 Diwali festival.

Here is the BSE Muturat Trading Timings & NSE Muhurat Trading Timings.

Date: 26 October 2011
Vikram Samvat Year: 2068

Diwali 2011 (Vikram Samvat 2068) Muhurat Trading Session Details:

BSE Timings

Start Time
End Time
03 :30 p.m.
04 :30 p.m.
Call Auction
04 :30 p.m.
04 :45 p.m.
Continuous Trading*
04 :45 p.m.
06 :00 p.m.
06 :00 p.m.
06 :10 p.m.
Post Closing
06 :10 p.m.
06 :20 p.m.
Member Query and 6A / 7A entries
06 :20 p.m.
06 :30 p.m.

* Block Deal window will remain open from 04.45 p.m. to 05:20 p.m.

Happy Investing in Stock Market…


NSE Timings:
Muhurat trading is the auspicious stock market trading for an hour on Diwali (Deepawali). The practice of muhurat trading has been retained and observed for ages. It is a ritual the trading community has retained with its past. It is a symbolic ritual which has been performed for years.

As Diwali also marks the beginning of the New Year, it is believed that muhurat trading on this day brings in wealth and prosperity throughout the year.  The time of the muhurat trading is specified by the stock exchange.

Equity Segment – Muhurat Trading Session
Muhurat Trading Session
Pre-open order entry Open Time
16:30 hrs
Pre Open order entry Close Time
(with random closure in last one minute)
16:38 hrs
Pre-open order Matching will start immediately
after close of pre-open order entry
Normal / RDM/ Odd Lot Market Open
16:45 hrs
Normal / RDM / Odd Lot Market Close
18:00 hrs
Block Deal session open
16:45 hrs
Block Deal session close
17:20 hrs
Closing Session start
18:10 hrs
Closing Session end
18:20 hrs
Derivatives Segment – Muhurat Trading Session
Muhurat Trading Session
Equity Derivatives
Normal Market open / Exercise Market Open time
16:45 hrs
Normal Market close
18:00 hrs
Set up cut off time for Position Limit / Collateral value
18:15 hrs
Trade modification end time /
Options Exercise Market Close time
18:15 hrs
Currency Derivatives
Normal Market open time
17:00 hrs
Normal Market Close
18:00 hrs
Cutoff time for Trade modification /
Set up of Position Limit / Collateral value
18:15 hrs
Securities Lending & Borrowing – Muhurat Trading Session
Muhurat Trading Session
SLBS transaction session
16:45 hrs – 18:00 hrs
CP code modification
18 :30 hrs
Custodian confirmation
20:00 hrs
Final Obligation to Participants
20:30 hrs


Circular No.: MCX/T&S/381/2011           October 20, 2011
In terms of the provisions of Rules, Bye-Laws and Business Rules of the Exchange and in continuation to circular no. MCX/T&S/453/2010, dated December 27, 2010; the Members of the Exchange are notified as under:
On the occasion of Diwali (Laxmi Poojan Day), futures contracts of all commodities will be available for Muhurat Trading on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. The market timings for Muhurat Trading session will be as follows:
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Special Session
4:45 pm – 4:59 pm
Trading Session Timing
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Client Code Modification Timing
7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Members are requested to take note of the same.
M Ramalingam
Vice President
Kindly contact Mr. Dhawal Shah on 022 – 6649 4000 or send an email at
[email protected] for any clarification.
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