There is a question some may have? Is the stock market open today? The answer is simple: no. The stock market is closed.

In India, the stock market is closed for trading until October 5. The BSE, NSE, and bullion markets will be closed today due to Gandhi Jayanti and given that the next two days are Saturday and Sunday, they will only reopen for trading on October 5.

The Sensex ascended 629.12 points or 1.65 percent to close at 38,697.05 while the broader NSE Nifty rose to 169.40 points or 1.51 percent yesterday. The Nifty finished at 11,416.95 on Thursday.

On the Nifty 50 index IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Auto, Axis Bank and ICICI Bank were the top gainers while Dr Reddy's, ITC, ONGC, NTPC, and Titan suffered losses.

Meanwhile, the global market too witnessed some major happenings. London’s FTSE climbed 0.87 percent, Paris’ CAC 0.59 percent and Frankfurt’s DAX rose 0.08 percent trading.