Exchange holding company Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) has yesterday released its December monthly and full-year 2019 trading volume.
Trading Records Set in 2019
Several trading records were set in 2019. ADV in total options trading at C2 Options Exchange (C2) reached a new all-time high in 2019 with more than 681,000 contracts, up nearly 13% YoY. EDGX Options Exchange (EDGX) also set a trading record in 2019 with ADV of more than 531,000 contracts, a rise of 12% from 2018.
ADV in Mini-SPX options trading set a new record in 2019 with more than 68,800 contracts, nearly three times higher than the previous record of roughly 19,400 contracts set in 2018. Mini-SPX options are 1/10th the size of the standard S&P 500 Index (SPX) options contract and are listed on both Cboe Options Exchange and Cboe EDGX Options Exchange.
FLEX options trading at Cboe Options Exchange set a new record with more than 67,700 contracts trading per day, surpassing 2015’s record of just over 18,800 contracts traded per day.