Silver VIX Averages 44.51, and Oil VIX Futures Volume Was 1,015 on Thursday – (Mid-Year Update — Part 5) by Matt Mora

In recent years interest in commodity investing and commodity volatility has rapidly increased as investors have poured tens of billions of dollars into commodity funds.

Volume for futures on the CBOE Crude Oil ETF Volatility Index (OVX) was 1,015 on Thursday, June 28.

Here are the average daily closing values for four volatility indexes over the past year.

44.51 VXSLV – CBOE Silver ETF Volatility Index

37.76 OVX – CBOE Crude Oil ETF Volatility Index

24.71 VIX – CBOE Volatility Index

23.55 GVZ – CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index

VOLATILITY INDEXES – ONE-YEAR CHART

(June 30, 2011 – June 29, 2012)

 

VOLATILITY INDEXES –

MAXIMUM, MINIMUM AND AVERAGE

OF DAILY CLOSING VALUES OVER THE PAST YEAR

(June 30, 2011 – June 29, 2012)


FUTURES DAILY VOLUME OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS

 

 

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