Derivatives exchanges report record volumes as volatility spikes

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By Ross Lancaster
05 Mar 2020

Demand for exchange-listed derivatives soared during February, with Cboe Global Markets, CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange hitting record average daily volumes during the month.

Volatility has spiked in recent weeks, as investors woke up to the economic implications of the Covid-19 coronavirus as it spread around the world.

Demand for Cboe’s S&P 500 index options drove the product to a single-day volume record. About 3.6m of the derivatives were traded last Friday.

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