Pre-open trade session is a 15 minute trade session from 9:00AM to 9:15AM on the 50 stocks of NIFTY index to reduce the volatility.
This was introduced on Indian stock market from 18th Oct 2010 onwards. Both NSE and BSE will have a 15 minute ‘pre-open session call auction’ from 9:00AM to 9:15AM.
Only 50 stocks of the NIFTY index can be traded during this time on both NSE and BSE. Normal trading for all other stocks will start at 9:15AM till 3:30PM.
Market Trading Hours
BSE, NSE to open with call auction
Stage set for pre-open trade
Please Note: Market trading hours may change due to outage or any other reasons published by the Stock exchanges. Visit BSE or NSE website for more details.
Indian Stock Market Holidays
Official website of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
Official website of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE)