Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) has reported several new trading records.
- Cboe VIX futures set new monthly total volume record
- Cboe SPX options set new monthly total volume record
In the month of October, Cboe Volatility Index® (VIX®) futures traded at Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE®) had record monthly volume of 9.66 million contracts, surpassing the previous high of 9.16 million contracts set in August 2017 and 9.04 million contracts in February 2018. CFE’s total volume also reached an all-time monthly high of 9.72 million contracts in October, topping a previous record of 9.18 million contracts set in February 2018.
Cboe S&P 500 options (SPXSM) traded record monthly volume of 41.40 million contracts in October, surpassing the prior total monthly record of 34.64 million contracts set in February 2018.
SPX Weeklys options also experienced a record month with average daily volume (ADV) of 1.12 million contracts, up from February 2018’s 1.03 million contracts.