Out for the shout: Cboe prepares for return to open outcry

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By Ross Lancaster
27 May 2020

Cboe Global Markets will reopen its open-outcry options trading floor at the beginning of June, after more than two months in which the world’s major derivatives exchanges have operated exclusively electronically.

The pandemic forced open-outcry exchanges into the same remote working conditions as most of the financial world’s working population. Cboe, CME Group, the New York Stock Exchange and the London Metal Exchange all moved away from the human-to-human trading as the outbreak gathered pace.

Like its rivals, Cboe ...

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