The stock market will be closed today due to the Mahashivratri celebration. Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) will be halted for the whole day on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. According to the list of stock market holidays 2022, which is accessible on the official BSE website — — there will be no trading today in the Equity, Equity Derivative, and SLB segments.

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Trading in the Commodity section will be halted from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM in the morning session but will resume at 5:00 PM in the evening session.

In 2022, Mahashivratri will be the second stock market holiday. The first stock market holiday in 2022 was on January 26th to observe Republic Day. It is also the first of two stock market holidays in March 2022. The second stock market holiday in March 2022 is Holi, which is celebrated on March 18, 2022.

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There will also be two stock market holidays in April 2022. These two stock market holidays will take place on April 14th and 15th, 2022. The stock market will be closed on April 14, 2022, for Mahavir Jayanti / Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti, while the Indian secondary market will be closed on April 15, 2022, for Good Friday.

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The BSE and NSE are closed today, after a break of more than one month, because the previous stock market holiday was on January 26th, 2022, for Republic Day celebrations, and there was no stock market holiday in February 2022.

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Despite weakening in most other Asian markets, Indian equity indexes completed a tumultuous session around intraday highs on Monday, extending gains to a second straight day, as investors remained cautious on news flow on the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

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The Sensex rose 388.76 points, or 0.70%, to 56,247.28, while the Nifty gained 135.50 points, or 0.81%, to 16,793.90. The Sensex reached a high of 56,324.54 and a low of 54,833.50 On the index, there were 17 stocks that advanced and 13 stocks that declined. The Nifty traded between 16,815.90 and 16,356.30. On the index, there were 33 stocks that advanced, 16 stocks that declined, and 1 stock that remained constant.