There is no trading on Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange today due to Diwali Balipratipada. According to the Bombay Stock Exchange website, the equity segment, the equity derivative segment and the SLB segment are closed today, i.e. October 26, 2022, on both exchanges.
According to the list of public holidays on the BSE website, this is the third and last public holiday in the month of October. There was no trading on the BSE and NSE on Monday due to Diwali. But the markets were open for an hour from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm for the Muhurat trade. The Sensex had extended its gains to its seventh straight session, with 524.51 points, closing at 59,831.66.
The first trading day in October fell on Dussehra, namely October 5, 2022.
The NSE Nifty rose 154.45 points, or 0.88 percent, to end at 17,730.75 points. The Muhurat trading session takes place every year on Diwali evening to mark the beginning of the traditional Hindu calendar year Vikram Samvat.
The last fair holiday this year is on Guru Nanak Jayanti, which falls on November 8. According to the BSE website, there will be no trading in the equity segment, the equity derivatives segment and the SLB segment during stock market holidays.
On Tuesday, the BSE benchmark failed to hold onto early gains and fell by 287.70 points to finish at 59,543.96. The Nifty fell 74.40 points to close out the day at 17,656.35.
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