Growth in Volume for Risk Management Products as Conference Kicks Off this Sunday

CBOE’s 28th Annual Risk Management Conference (RMC) launches this Sunday as volume and assets related to risk management products have experienced some impressive recent growth. A number of speakers will address topics relating to trading capacity and the growing interest in proper use risk management products and management of left-tail risk.

This Monday at the RMC, Shane Shurter of Hewitt Ennis Knupp will present a new paper with this chart (Exhibit 16) on the notional value of S&P 500 (SPX) options.

This Monday at the RMC, Mr. Mitch Boraz of the Asset Consulting Group will present a new paper with these Exhibits —

An analysis by CBOE Research showed global VIX-linked assets in exchange-traded products grew to more than $5 billion

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