TABB Group – U.S. Buy-side is Expanding Use of VIX-related, ETF/index and Listed FLEX Options

TABB Group recently issued a buy-side trading study, “US Options Trading 2012: Standing Out in the Crowd,” written by Mr. Andy Nybo. For this year’s 39-page study, TABB noted that it spoke with 54 US-based asset managers, hedge funds and proprietary trading firms, which as a group, manage an aggregate $2.7 trillion in assets under management and trade an average of 517,000 options contracts per day.  

Mr. Nybo noted that buy-side firms are “ … expanding their product selection to include more VIX-related, ETF/index and listed FLEX options.”

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