Mumbai: Indian equity markets will have no business today from 9:15 am to 3:15 pm. But the market will be in action for Muhurat Trading today. The Muhurat Trading will be from 6:15 pm and 7:15 pm. The pre-open session of the Muhurat Trading will commence at 6:00 pm and last till 6:08 pm.
According to Hindu belief, Muhurat is an auspicious time to start something new or good. This special trading session opens following Hindu Panchang that marks the beginning of a new Samvat, the Hindu calender year. It begins on the occasion of Diwali. Muhurat Trading is believed to bring prosperity and wealth throughout the year.
Muhurat Trading began on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in 1957 and on National Stock Exchange (NSE) on 1992.