Historically, the stock indices have performed well during the Muhurat trading times over the past decade. Let’s examine the data from the past few years on how the Nifty has performed historically on the days of Muhurat trading:
Muhurat Trading Timings
|Muhurat Trading Session||Market Timings|
|Block Deal Session||5:45 PM to 6:00 PM|
|Pre-open Session||6:00 PM to 6:08 PM|
|Normal Market Session||6:15 PM to 7:15 PM|
|Call Auction Session||6:20 PM to 7:05 PM|
|Closing Session||7:25 PM to 7:35 PM|
The Indian market has followed a similar trend in the past. In 2021, the indices rose 0.5 percent during Muhurat trading, followed by a 0.47 percent gain in 2020, a 0.37 percent rise in 2019, and a 0.7 percent jump in 2018. However, they saw minor losses in Muhurat trading in 2017 (-0.6 percent), 2016 (-0.04 percent), and 2012 (-0.3 percent).
Nifty Performances on Muhurat Trading Day
BANK Nifty Performances on Muhurat Trading Day
It’s important to note that since liquidity is very limited on the Muhurat trading day, it is not advisable to buy or sell a lot, but most investors especially new investors, can get started by making token investments in stocks you are interested in, on this auspicious occasion.