Stock Market On Saturday

NSE or National Stock Exchange is open on weekdays from Monday to Friday and is closed on Saturday and Sunday, except for any special trading sessions that are announced.

Trade in the stock market can only be undertaken during a specific time interval in Retail customers have to perform such transactions through a brokerage agency between 9.15 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. on weekdays. Most investors undertake purchase/sale of securities listed on the major stock exchanges

The first section of three timings, starts between 9.00 am to 9.15 am. This section specifically deals with placing orders on the securities for sale and purchase. This is again, minute specific dealing which can be further divided into a set of three sessions.

9.00 a.m- 9.08 a.m

The first window opens at 9.00 am at the stock market. During this timing, investors place their orders for transactions. Once the trading begins, the transactions are taken forward following the order sequences. The orders are placed and issued in the beginning in lieu of the orders placed. During this time, the investors can also change or cancel the orders, but no orders can be placed after these 8 minutes sessions.


Stock means ownership. As an owner, you have a claim on the assets and earnings of a company as well as voting rights with your shares.

Stock is equity, bonds are debt. Bondholders are guaranteed a return on their investment and have a higher claim than shareholders. This is generally why stocks are considered riskier investments and require a higher rate of return.
You can lose all of your investment with stocks. The flip-side of this is you can make a lot of money if you invest in the right company.

The two main types of stock are common and preferred. It is also possible for a company to create different classes of stock.
Stock markets are places where buyers and sellers of stock meet to trade. The NYSE and the Nasdaq are the most important exchanges in the United States.

Stock prices change according to supply and demand. There are many factors influencing prices, the most important being earnings.
There is no consensus as to why stock prices move the way they do.
To buy stocks you can either use a brokerage or a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP).
Stock tables/quotes actually aren’t that hard to read once you know what everything stands for!
Bulls make money, Bears make money, but Pigs get slaughtered!

Whew! Seems like we covered a lot. We hope that this tutorial has given you a good idea of what stocks are and how the stock market works.

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