VXEEM Futures Start Trading on Monday

As a reminder – the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) plans to commence trading in security futures on the CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index (VXEEM) this coming Monday January 9th. The VXEEM is a volatility index that is determined using option pricing on the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EEM) exchange –traded fund. The futures will trade with the underlying symbol VXEM and contracts expiring in February, March, April, and May are planned for Monday. A bit more color on the price behavior of the VXEEM relative to the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) may be found in the following article that appeared in The Street earlier this week: