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Multi-Commodity Exchange of India or MCX plays an important role in the commodity derivatives exchange in the country by dealing with the trading of agro commodities, energy, and more. Like every other exchange in the country, MCX is closed on some holidays, including state and central holidays. These MCX  holidays are usually observed as religious festivals or national holidays. It would be practical to have a list of MCX trading holidays accessible to plan the trades and activities accordingly. The MCX holiday list for 2022 is as follows:

MCX Market Holiday List for 2022

MCX Holidays



Republic Day

26 January 2022


Maha Shivratri

1st March 2022 off during morning



19th March 2022 off during morning


Ram Navami

10th April 2022


Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayant

14th April 2022


Good Friday

15th April 2022


Id-ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)

3rd May 2022


Id-al-Adha/ Bakri Id

10th July 2022


Maharashtra Day

1st May 2022 off during morning


Ganesh Chaturthi

2nd October 2022



5th October 2022off during morning


Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

2 October 2021



24 October 2022 off during morning


Guru Nanak Jayanti

8 November 2022 off during morning


Mahavir Jayanti

15 April 2022 off during morning



25 December 2022


New Years Day

1 January 2022 off during evening


About Multi-Commodity Exchange of India (MCX)

The Multi Commodity Exchange of India, often abbreviated as the MCX, is a commodity exchange based in India and operated by the Government of India. It commenced its operations in November 2003 and is currently based out of Mumbai. MCX operates similarly to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE), offering commodity derivative contracts across categories such as agriculture commodities, metals, energy, etc.

MCX is an advanced platform where commodities are traded between various buyers and sellers on a regular basis. Both hard and soft commodities form a part of the collection reflecting delivery standards in tune with international standards.

Regulated by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), MCX is India’s largest commodity derivatives exchange. The exchange regulates commodity derivative contract trading across a variety of industries.

Products of MCX

There are many types of data products distributed by MCX. There are mainly four types - bullion, base metals, energy, and agricultural commodities. Bullion consists of various metals such as gold, gold mini, gold petal, gold global, silver, silver mini, silver micro, and more.

Base metals include Aluminium, Copper, Lead, Nickel, Zinc, etc.

MCX’s energy part includes natural gas, unrefined oil, and crude oil mini whereas the agricultural commodities incorporate cardamom, cotton, crude palm oil, kapas, mentha oil, castor seed, and black pepper.

What are the MCX Trading Hours

The Multi-Commodity Exchange operates five days a week from Monday to Friday and is closed on Saturdays like the BSE and NSE. In terms of timings, the morning sessions usually run between 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, and the evening session usually commences at 5:00 pm and goes on till 11:55 pm.

Non-agricultural commodities can be traded between 10:00 am and 11:30 pm during summer and 11:55 pm during winter.

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  • ✔️Which month has the most MCX holidays?

    With 4 holidays in April, it is marked as the month with the most MCX holidays. The market will remain closed on account of Good Friday, Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti, Ram Navami, and Mahavir Jayanti.

  • ✔️If there is a holiday on Sunday, will the market be closed on Monday?

    The rule states that if a public holiday falls on a Sunday, then the following Monday will be open for traders as decided.

  • ✔️Is New Year's Eve a MCX Holiday?

    No, New Year's Eve is not considered a MCX holiday. Only New Year's Day is a holiday for traders.

  • ✔️What is MCX market timing?

    The MCX morning sessions are held between 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m and the evening sessions happen between 5:00 p.m. to 11:55 p.m

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