Multi-Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) is a major commodity derivatives exchange that facilitates the trading of energy, agro commodities, metal, and bullion.
You can trade in the Indian commodity market on all weekdays, except Saturdays, Sundays, and declared market holidays.
Products Under MCX Commodities
#1. Non-Agri Commodities
- Base Metal: Aluminium, Alumini, Copper, Lead, Lead mini, Nickel, Zinc, Zinc mini and MCX Metldex.
- Bullion: Gold, Gold mini, Gold guinea, Gold petal, Silver, Silver mini, Silver micro and MCX Bulldex.
- Energy: Crude oil, Crude mini, Natural gas, Natural gas mini and MCX Enrgdex.
#2. Agri Commodities – Cotton candy, Black pepper, Caster seed, Crude palm oil, and Kapas
#3. All Other agri commodities – Mentha oil
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MCX Trading Timings 2023
- MCX Timings: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM /11:55 PM
- Morning Session Timing: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Evening Session Timing: 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM /11:55 PM
The trading timings for the evening session are revised twice a year to comply with the US daylight saving.
- In summer, the closing time is 11:30 PM IST
- In winter it’s 11:55 PM IST
|Segments||Trading Time Hour|
|Internationally Referenceable Non-Agri Commodities such as Bullions, Metals, and Energy products||9:00 AM to 11:30 PM (March to November)|
9:00 AM to 11:55 PM (November to March)
|Internationally Referenceable Agri Commodities||09.00 AM to 09.00 PM / 09.30 PM|
|All Other Agri Commodities||09:00 AM to 05:00 PM|
List of MCX Holidays 2023
|Date||Day||Holiday||Morning Session (09:00 AM to 05:00 PM)||Evening Session (05:00 PM to 11:55 PM)|
|26 January 2023||Thursday||Republic Day||Closed||Closed|
|07 March 2023||Tuesday||Holi (2nd day)||Closed||Open|
|30 March 2023||Thursday||Ram Navami||Closed||Open|
|04 April 2023||Tuesday||Mahavir Jayanti||Closed||Open|
|07 April 2023||Friday||Good Friday||Closed||Closed|
|14 April 2023||Friday||Ambedkar Jayanti||Closed||Open|
|01 May 2023||Monday||Maharashtra Day||Closed||Open|
|28 June 2023||Wednesday||Bakri Id||Closed||Open|
|15 August 2023||Tuesday||Independence Day||Closed||Closed|
|19 September 2023||Tuesday||Ganesh Chaturthi||Closed||Open|
|02 October 2023||Monday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||Closed||Closed|
|24 October 2023||Tuesday||Dassera||Closed||Open|
|14 November 2023||Tuesday||Diwali Balipratipada||Closed||Open|
|27 November 2023||Monday||Guru Nanak Jayanti||Closed||Open|
|25 December 2023||Monday||Christmas||Closed||Closed|
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Yes, you can enjoy MCX holidays if you are an employee at Calcutta Stock Exchange.
No, the market will not be closed for Chhath Pooja.
No, if a trading holiday falls on a Sunday, the market will not be closed on the following Monday. The market will be open for trading as scheduled.
No, the market will not be closed for Lohri or Onam.
Yes, the MCX remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year, including 2023.