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CBOE’s VIX options set new single-day volume record

Wed, 09/10/2013 - 16:00

Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) Volatility Index (VIX index) has set an all-time, single-day volume record, with options volume totalling an estimated 1,782,329 contracts.

 
This easily surpassed the previous record of 1,399,867, contracts traded on 15 April 2013.
 
Year to date through September, VIX options average daily volume (ADV) was 565,040 contracts, a 32 per cent increase over the same period a year ago. VIX futures ADV year to date through September was nearly 160,000 contracts, an 86 per cent increase over the same period a year ago.


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