SPX Weeklys – Record Volume of 395,046 Yesterday

Yesterday (Feb. 25th) was an all-time record volume day for weekly options on the S&P 500 Index — 395,046 SPX Weekly options were traded www.cboe.com/SPXW. Yesterday the S&P 500® Index fell 1.8% and the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) rose 34%.

Weeklys options can provide opportunities for investors to implement more targeted buying, selling or spreading strategies. Weeklys options can help investors efficiently take advantage of market events, such as earnings, government reports and Fed announcements.

SPXPM AND SPXW – BOTH P.M.-SETTLED OPTIONS NOW ON CBOE

Last week the trading venue for SPXpm options was changed from C2 to CBOE, where SPXpm now trade on CBOE’s Hybrid platform, which incorporates both electronic and open outcry trading. The migration of SPXpm to CBOE is expected to facilitate increased access and liquidity by exposing the product to an even broader user base, and by simplifying spread trading and the rolling of p.m.-settled S&P 500® options (including SPX Weeklys) from one week to the next.

MORE INFORMATION

For information on –

 

  • Strategies
  • Historical Data
  • SPX Options Product Specifications
  • Volume and Put/Call Ratios

please visit – www.cboe.com/SPX