Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:25pm EST
- A record week for trading volume at Cboe Global Markets
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CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, today reported its busiest week ever with several new trading records across Cboe's exchanges and products.

From Monday, February 5, through Friday, February 9, 2018, a record weekly high of 48.29 million contracts traded on Cboe Options Exchange, making it the busiest week in the exchange's history. The previous weekly record occurred Monday, September 15 through Friday, September 19, 2008, with 43.19 million contracts traded.

To cap off a record week, total S&P 500® Index (SPX®) options volume set a new all-time high on Friday, February 9, with 3.24 million contracts traded, surpassing the previous record of 2.98 million contracts on August 21, 2015.  

On top of several records reported earlier in the week in Cboe Volatility Index® (VIX®) options and futures, C2 Options Exchange, Cboe Options Exchange, EDGX Options Exchange and Cboe Futures Exchange, Cboe BYX Equities Exchange and Cboe EDGX Options Exchange also set single-day records on Friday, February 9. Equity shares traded at Cboe BYX Equities totaled 584.68 million on February 9, surpassing the week's earlier record of 583.72 million shares on Tuesday, February 6. At Cboe EDGX Options, 666,351 contracts traded on Friday, February 9, which surpassed the previous record set on Friday, February 2.  

Exchange/Product

Record High Volume

Second Highest Volume

Third Highest Volume

SPX Options

3.24 million (2/9/18)

2.98 million (8/21/15)

2.69 million (10/15/14)

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

666,351 (2/9/18)

658,777 (2/2/18)

605,932 (2/5/18)

Cboe BYX Equities Exchange

584.68 million (2/9/18)

583.72 million (2/6/18)

570.84 million (8/24/15)

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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