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All commodities, except agricultural items, will be allowed to trade on the MCX, NCDEX and ICEX between 10am and 11.30pm from Monday to Friday
Commodity exchanges MCX, NCDEX and ICEX have reduced trade timings by 25 minutes for non-agricultural commodities to align with the US daylight saving time, reports PTI.
According to separate statements issued by the three exchanges, all commodities except agricultural items will be allowed to trade between 10am and 11.30pm from Monday to Friday.
At present, trading is on till 11.55pm.
The change in trade timings will be effective from 15th March for all the three exchanges. However, the timing for agro-commodities stays unchanged between 10am and 5pm while on Saturdays all commodities will be traded between 10am to 2pm.
The daylight-saving time begins in the US this weekend and it makes the days seem longer and pave the way to spring and summer.