CME sees record equity options volume

CME
By Daniel O'Leary
06 Aug 2014

CME Group saw record trading volumes on their S&P 500 options contracts late last week, with trading reaching over 1.1 million on the bourse’s e-mini contracts late last week.

The exchange also saw record volume in its standard floor-traded options contracts, with 84,000 traded last Friday, according to Tom Boggs, senior director of equity products at the CME. About two thirds of the contracts were put options, while calls accounted for one third. Options on the S&P500 ...

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