increase in market trading hours

https://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/BS_PressReleaseDisplay.aspx?prid=50604

The trading hours for various markets regulated by the Reserve Bank were amended effective from April 7, 2020 in view of the operational dislocations and elevated levels of health risks posed by COVID-19.

With the graded roll-back of the lockdown and easing of restrictions on movement of people and functioning of offices, it has been decided to restore trading hours for regulated markets in a phased manner. Accordingly, with effect from November 9, 2020, the trading hours for the markets regulated by the Reserve Bank would be as under:

MarketExisting Amended TimingsRevised Amended Timing
Call/notice/term money10 AM to 2 PM10 AM to 3:30 PM
Market repo in government securities10 AM to 2 PM10 AM to 2:30 PM
Tri-party repo in government securities10 AM to 2 PM10 AM to 3 PM
Commercial paper and Certificates of Deposit10 AM to 2 PM10 AM to 3:30 PM
Repo in Corporate Bonds10 AM to 2 PM10 AM to 3:30 PM
Government Securities (Central Government Securities, State Development Loans and Treasury Bills)10 AM to 2 PM10 AM to 3:30 PM
Foreign Currency (FCY)/Indian Rupee (INR) Trades including Forex Derivatives*10 AM to 2 PM10 AM to 3:30 PM
Rupee Interest Rate Derivatives*10 AM to 2 PM10 AM to 3:30 PM

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