Tag: VIX index

April 20, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

French AMF comments on strong market volatility in February

Given the spike in volatility perceived by investors in early February, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has published an analysis of the main products concerned and their behaviour during this period. Broadly speaking, the extent of investment strategies based on volatility calls for a certain vigilance. Following the publication on February 2 of an…

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November 10, 2016 BY admin

VIX Futures volume in non-U.S. trading hours hit record after U.S. elections

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Futures Exchange has announced on the day after the U.S. election on Wednesday, November 9th that record volume was set in futures contracts on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) traded in non-U.S. trading hours with an estimated 263,663 contracts changing hands. This record surpasses the previous single-day record of…

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