Fri Feb 9, 2018 1:43pm EST
- Several single-day records set across Cboe Global Markets exchanges and products between February 2 and February 8, 2018
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CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, today reported a record week of trading activity with several single-day records across the company's exchanges and products set between February 2 and February 8.

VIX Options

Trading of options on the Cboe Volatility Index® (VIX®) at Cboe Options Exchange set three single-day volume records within the week, with a new all-time high of 4.34 million contracts on Friday, February 2, 2018, followed by 4.19 million contracts on February 6 and 3.55 million contracts on February 5. These records surpass the previous single-day record of 3.1 million contracts on December 1, 2017. 

VIX Futures

Trading of VIX futures at Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) reached a new all-time high on Tuesday, February 6 with 1.46 million contracts, surpassing the previous single-day record from Monday, February 5. VIX futures had reached a new all-time high on Monday, February 5, topping 1 million contracts traded in a single day for the first time ever, with 1.34 million contracts, surpassing the previous single-day record of 942,109 contracts on August 10, 2017. 

Record volume also was set in VIX futures traded during Global Trading Hours (non-U.S. trading hours) with 508,782 contracts changing hands February 6. This record surpasses the previous single-day record of 263,663 contracts set during the overnight session on November 9, 2016.

Cboe Futures Exchange

Total futures volume at CFE experienced its top two busiest trading days in history in two trading sessions from the week. CFE set new single-day volume records on Tuesday, February 6, and Monday, February 5, with 1.47 million contracts and 1.35 million contracts, respectively.

Cboe Options Exchange

As previously reported, Cboe Options set a new all-time high on Friday, February 2, with 11.45 million contracts traded. The Exchange experienced its top three busiest trading days in history over three consecutive trading sessions this week, with 11.43 million contracts on Tuesday, February 6, and 11.33 million contracts on Monday, February 5. 

C2 Options Exchange

C2 Options set a new single-day volume record on Monday, February 5, with 1.223 million contracts, following the previous single-day high of 1.220 million contracts traded on Friday, February 2.

Cboe EDGX Options Exchange

At Cboe EDGX Options, 605,932 contracts traded on Monday, February 5, ranked second busiest all-time, trailing only the 658,777 contracts traded on Friday, February 2.

Exchange/Product

Record High Volume

Second Highest Volume

Third Highest Volume

VIX Options

4.34 million (2/2/18)

4.19 million (2/6/18)

3.55 million (2/5/18)

VIX Futures

1.46 million (2/6/18)

1.34 million (2/5/18)

942,109 (8/10/17)

VIX Futures Global Trading Hours

508,782 (2/6/18)

263,663 (11/9/16)

235,141 (6/24/16)

Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE)

1.47 million (2/6/18)

1.35 million (2/5/18)

942,180 (8/10/17)

Cboe Options Exchange

11.45 million (2/2/18)

11.43 million (2/6/18)

11.33 million (2/5/18)

C2 Options Exchange

1.223 million (2/5/18)

1.220 million (2/2/18)

990,886 (1/16/18)

Cboe EDGX Options Exchange

658,777 (2/2/18)

605,932 (2/5/18)

508,336 (1/16/18)

About Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors around the world.

The company is committed to relentless innovation, connecting global markets with world-class technology, and providing seamless solutions that enhance the customer experience. Cboe offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, U.S. and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETPs), global FX and multi-asset volatility products based on the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index), the world's barometer for equity market volatility.

Cboe's trading venues include the largest options exchange in the U.S. and the largest stock exchange by value traded in Europe.  In addition, the company is the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. and a leading market globally for ETP trading.

The company is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Kansas City, New York, London, San Francisco, Singapore, Hong Kong and Quito, Ecuador.  For more information, visit www.cboe.com.


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