Here are the new timings for RBI-regulated market from today [full details]
New Delhi, Apr 18: The trading hours for various markets regulated by the Reserve Bank, which were amended with effect from April 7, 2020, in view of the operational dislocations and elevated levels of health risks posed by COVID-19, have restored the pre-pandemic timings from Monday.
Starting on Monday, the RBI-regulated markets will function from 9 am. Earlier, it used to open at 10 am. The trading hours were partially restored with effect from November 9 last year, with abatement of operational constraints.
"With the substantial easing of restrictions on the movement of people and functioning of offices, it has now been decided to restore the opening time for regulated financial markets to their pre-pandemic timing of 9:00 am," the statement from the RBI said.
Accordingly, with effect from April 18, 2022, the trading hours for the markets regulated by the Reserve Bank would be as under:
|Market||Extant Timing||Revised Timing|
|Call/notice/term money||10:00 am to 3:30 pm||9:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Market repo in Government Securities||10:00 am to 2:30 pm||9:00 am to 2:30 pm|
|Tri-party repo in Government Securities||10:00 am to 3:00 pm||9:00 am to 3:00 pm|
|Commercial paper and Certificates of Deposit||10:00 am to 3:30 pm||9:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Repo in Corporate Bonds||10:00 am to 3:30 pm||9:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Government Securities (Central Government Securities, State Development Loans and Treasury Bills)||10:00 am to 3:30 pm||9:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Foreign Currency (FCY)/Indian Rupee (INR) Trades including Forex Derivatives*||10:00 am to 3:30 pm||9:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Rupee Interest Rate Derivatives*||10:00 am to 3:30 pm||9:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|*: other than those traded on recognised stock exchanges|