Share Market Holidays in May 2020: The share markets will be closed on May 1 on account of Maharashtra Day. As per updates from the Bombay stock Exchange (BSE), the trading at Equity Segment, Equity Derivative Segment and SLB Segment will remain suspended on May 1, 2020. Trading at Currency Derivatives Segment and Interest Rate Derivatives segment will also remain suspended on May 1. Also Read - Sensex Falls By 1,300 Points; Banking, Auto Stocks Plunge
After Maharashtra Day and May Day, there are two more holidays at the stock market this month – one is May 7 for Buddha Pournima and another is May 25 for Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id). After May 1, Saturday and Sunday are normal closing days for the stock markets. However, there will be a three-day trading holiday. Also Read - Share Market Holidays In April 2021: BSE Sensex, NSE To Remain Close On These Days
Here’s the list of share market holidays for May, as well as for the rest of the year: Also Read - Share Market, Sensex, BSE, NSE Today: All You Need to Know About Stocks, Market Predictions
|3.||Ram Navami||April 2, 2020||Thursday|
|4.||Mahavir Jayanti||April 6, 2020||Monday|
|5.||Good Friday||April 10, 2020||Friday|
|6.||Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti||April 14, 2020||Tuesday|
|7.||Maharashtra Day||May 1, 2020||Friday|
|8||Id-ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid)||May 25, 2020||Monday|
|9.||Gandhi Jayanti||October 2, 2020||Friday|
|10.||Diwali Balipratipada||November 16, 2020||Monday|
|11.||Guru Nanak Jayanti||November 30, 2020||Monday|
|12.||Christmas||December 25, 2020||Friday|
On Thursday, equity benchmark Sensex rallied 997 points led by gains in energy, IT and banking stocks as positive cues from global markets enthused domestic investors.
After surging 1,167 points during the day, the 30-share index settled 997.46 points or 3.05 per cent higher at 33,717.62. It hit an intra-day high of 33,887.25. Similarly, the NSE Nifty soared 306.55 points, or 3.21 per cent, to 9,859.90.