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Is the stock market closed on Monday?


NEW DELHI: The domestic equity market will be closed for trading on Monday on the occasion of Diwali Balipratipada.

Wholesale commodity markets, including metal and bullion, will also be shut. Trading activities will not be held in forex and commodity futures markets either. However, commodity futures will be traded in the 5 pm-11.30 pm evening session. Balipratipada is celebrated in honour of the notional return of the daitya-king Bali to earth. All markets will resume their normal trading on Tuesday.

On the Muhurat trading on Saturday, BSE flagship added 194.98 points to end the special session at a record high of 43,637. NSE Nifty advanced 50.65 points to 12,770.

During the session, investors got richer by Rs 94,381.68 crore, or a little over Rs 26 crore per second.

During the week gone by, Sensex gained 1,744.92 points or 4.17 per cent to 43,637.98 while Nifty gained 516.70 points or 4.21 per cent to 12,780.25.