VIX short takes strain as trade war tension sends vol surging

A record short volatility position that was building in VIX futures has come under pressure this week as the index burst out of a prolonged slumber. But there may still be a payoff for those who hold their nerve and play the short right.

  • By Ross Lancaster
  • 09 May 2019
Until this week, the VIX index had posted sub-20 levels since the end of January. With many market participants expecting the US Federal Reserve to pursue a dovish rates policy in 2019 a search for ...

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