What is pre-Open trade session?

What is pre-Open trade session?

pre-Open trade session

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.

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.

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Holidays – Indian Stock Market
Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE)