November 09, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

New Cboe Vest Fund targets distributions of 3.5% above the S&P 500 with Proportional Price Returns

The newest mutual fund from Cboe Vest Financial LLC, a majority owned subsidiary of Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE), seeks to track the recently launched Cboe S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), an index designed to track the hypothetical performance of a partial buy-write strategy applied to stocks contained in the widely utilized…

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May 12, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Bats welcomes new issuer Hartford Funds to the Bats ETF Marketplace

Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) company, welcomed new issuer Hartford Funds to the Bats ETF Marketplace with the launch of two funds. The Hartford Multifactor Low Volatility International Equity ETF (Bats: LVIN) seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond to the total return performance of an index that tracks the…

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May 09, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Bats announces alternative to closing auctions

Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) company announced today that it is proposing to adopt a new, competitively priced alternative to the primary market closing auctions that take place at the end of the U.S. equities trading day, subject to regulatory approval. The creation of Bats Market Close (BMC), an end-of-day match process for non-Bats listed…

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September 28, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

New study finds CBOE Russell 2000 index options benchmarks and options-based funds less volatile

Chicago Board Options Exchange (NASDAQ:CBOE) and Fund Evaluation Group, LLC (FEG) have announced findings from a study of four CBOE strategy performance benchmark indexes designed to track the performance of positions in Russell 2000 (RUT) index options, looking at various aspects of their performance over a 15-year period spanning 2001 through 2016. The study was presented…

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September 15, 2016 BY Mike Fox

CBOE to launch options on FTSE Emerging Index

CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) today announced that it plans to launch options on the FTSE Emerging Index on September 26, 2016. The FTSE Emerging Index is a market-capitalization weighted index representing the performance of large and mid-cap companies from advanced and secondary emerging markets. The FTSE Emerging Index (Ticker: FTEM) includes approximately 972 securities from 22…

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April 02, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

CBOE Holdings posts 7% MoM decline in ADV in March 2016

CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE), the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and other subsidiaries, has published its operating metrics for March 2016. The data fits with the broader picture painted by the bulk of the industry thus far, with trading volumes down from February 2016…

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March 16, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

CBOE to add options on FTSE 100, FTSE China 50 indexes to offering

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), part of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE), today announced its intentions to list options on the FTSE 100 and FTSE China 50 indexes beginning March 29, 2016. The new FTSE Russell options will offer investors exposure to the largest and most liquid segments of the UK and Chinese equity markets. The…

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March 08, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

CBOE, Bloomberg partner to establish direct connectivity between PULSe and EMSX

Chicago Board Options Exchange, part of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE), on Monday announced a partnership with Bloomberg. The aim of the collaboration is to establish direct connectivity between CBOE’s PULSe trader workstation (PULSe) and Bloomberg’s Execution Management System (EMSX). The linkage between CBOE and Bloomberg bolsters access to the PULSe trader workstation, enabling Bloomberg EMSX…

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