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Shares bought on January 31 cannot be sold on the Budget day. Here's why

NSE, BSE to conduct a special trading session on February 1; settlement of trades on February 4

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Nikita Vashisht New Delhi
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to present the Union Budget for FY21 on February 1 amid expectations of relaxation in Long Term Capital Gains tax and Dividend Distribution Tax. Market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), has allowed the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and BSE to conduct regular trading on Saturday, February 1.

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According to the notice issued by the exchanges, trading will begin from 9:15 am, and will last till 3:30 pm. Pre-opening orders will be placed between 9:00 and 9:08

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First Published: Jan 31 2020 | 10:27 AM IST

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