CBOE sees record VIX options and futures volumes

By Daniel O'Leary
06 May 2014

The Chicago Board Options Exchange saw record Volatility Index options and futures trading volumes this quarter, helping the bourse raise its overall operating revenue 11% to $157.9 million.

The bourse noted in an earnings call Tuesday morning VIX options volume averaged 707,400 contracts a day, up 35% over the previous quarter and 22% over Q1 2013. Average daily volume in VIX futures was nearly 203,000 contracts, an increase of 32% from the previous quarter and 33% ...

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