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CBOE VIX Index options had best ever month in January

Mon, 04/02/2013 - 13:19

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) VIX Index options recorded their best month ever in January with an average daily volume of 680,822 contracts, exceeding the previous record ADV of 582,022 contracts in August 2011. 

Total volume for the month was 14.3 million contracts, also a new record.

During the month, index options ADV rose 46 per cent and 19 per cent, respectively, from January 2012 and December 2012.

The five most actively traded index and ETF options at CBOE during January were S&P 500 Index options, CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) options, Standard & Poor's Depositary Receipt options, iShares Trust - Russell 2000 Index Fund options and iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN options.
 


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