ASX To Offer Futures, Options On Domestic VIX

20 Feb 2013

The Australian Securities Exchange is planning to offer futures referencing its volatility index, known as the S&P/ ASX 200 VIX, in the second half of 2013, with options referencing the futures to follow.

An ASX official said the exchange is aiming to replicate the success of Chicago Board Options Exchange’s VIX product suite when it rolls out the derivatives later this year. “The first logical product is to put a futures contract over the VIX index and then from there, offer ...

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