MCX Holidays 2018

Trading Holiday 2018 MCX / Trading Holiday NCDEX 2018

Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) and National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) of India remain close for trading on following days:

Particulars Date Days Morning Session
(10:00 AM to 05:00 PM)
Evening Session
(05:00 PM to 11:55 PM)
Republic day 26-01-2018 Friday Closed Closed
Mahashivratri 13-02-2018 Tuesday Closed Open
Holi (2nd Day) 02-03-2018 Friday Closed Open
Mahavir Jayanti 29-03-2018 Thursday Closed Open
Good Firday 30-03-2018 Friday Closed Closed
Maharashtra Day/ May Day (Labour Day) 01-05-2018 Tuesday Closed Open
Independence Day 15-08-2018 Wednesday Closed Closed
Bakri ID (Id-Ui-Zua) 22-08-2018 Wednesday Closed Open
Ganesh Chaturthi 13-09-2018 Thursday Closed Open
Moharram 20-09-2018 Thursday Closed Open
Gandhi Jayanti 02-10-2018 Tuesday Closed Closed
Dassera 18-10-2018 Thursday Closed Open
Diwali (Laxmi Puja) 07-11-2018 Wednesday Closed Open
Diwali – Balipratipada 08-11-2018 Thursday Closed Open
Guru Nanak Jayanti 23-11-2018 Friday Closed Open
Christmas 25-12-2017 Tuesday Closed Closed

Trading holidays – international markets

Date Days Market´s Closed
15 January Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. COMEX
19 February Presidents´ Day COMEX
30 March Good Friday COMEX
28 May Memorial Day COMEX
04 July Independence Day COMEX
03 September Labor Day COMEX
08 October Columbus Day COMEX
12 November Veteran’s Day COMEX
22 November Thanksgiving Day COMEX
25 December Christmas Holiday (Observed) COMEX
01 January 2019 New Year´s Eve (Observed) COMEX

Trading Holidays -2018 for International as well as Indian Markets. Commodity Trade Mantra provides the complete list of Trading Holidays for 2018 for International and Indian Commodity exchanges such as MCX and NCDEX.

Public Holidays and Festivals falling on Saturday / Sundays:

Dewali Muhurat Trading 2018 (Diwali Amavasya – Laxmi Puja):


  • Commodity Segment Diwali Muhurat Trading / Deepavali 2018 Muhurat Trading will be held on Thursday, nov 07, 2018 from xxx PM To xxx PM (Diwali Amavasya – Laxmi Puja).
  • Currency Derivatives Segment Diwali Muhurat Trading will be held on Thursday, nov 07, 2018 from xxx PM To xxx PM.

Note: On the occasion of Diwali (Laxmi Poojan Day), futures contracts of all commodities will be available for Muhurat Trading.

India Commodity Market Timings (MCX Trading Time / NCDEX Trading Hours)

Trading in commodity market takes place on all days of the week (except Saturdays and Sundays and holidays declared by the Exchange in advance). Please note that market trading hours may change. Please visit MCX / NCDEX website for more detail. Current market timings of the commodity segment in India are:

  • Morning Session Timing: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Evening Session Timing: 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM / 11:55 PM*

*Note: The evening session trading timings are being revised twice a year in order to comply with the US daylight saving timings. Usually summer the closing time is 11:30 PM and in Winter its 11:55 PM.

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  • 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM/ 9:30 PM for Internationally linked agricultural commodities.
  • Timings for the Muhurat trading shall be notified by the Exchange subsequently.

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