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Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) reported several daily volume records on Friday, February 2.
Trading of options on the Cboe Volatility Index® (VIX®) at Cboe Options Exchange reached a new all-time high on Friday, February 2 with a reported 4.3 million contracts traded, surpassing the previous single-day record of 3.1 million contracts on December 1, 2017.
Additionally, the company reported that three of its four options exchanges – Cboe Options, C2 Options and Cboe EDGX Options exchanges – also set volume records on Friday, February 2. Total trading volume across the four options exchanges was a reported 15.4 million contracts, shy of the company’s all-time high.
In January, total monthly volume and monthly average daily volume (ADV) in VIX options reached new all-time highs of 20.9 million and 996,179 contracts, respectively, surpassing the previous records of 20.8 million and 990,289 contracts from August 2015.