CBOE targets fixed income investors with US rates VIX

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By Daniel O'Leary
04 Sep 2014

The Chicago Board Options Exchange will launch futures trading on the CBOE/ Chicago Board of Trade 10-year US Treasury Note Volatility Index on Thursday, Nov. 13, allowing users to hedge interest rate volatility risk based on U.S. government debt with a single product for the first time.

Edward Tilly, ceo at CBOE, noted the bourse wanted to tap into the over-the-counter interest rate derivative market, which was the largest asset class of its kind. “We see a significant, untapped opportunity to continue to grow our volatility trading with existing customers as well as with a ...

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