Around-the-Clock Trading of VIX and SPX Soars in Recent Days

CBOE Holdings now offers Extended Trading Hours (ETH) on key popular index futures and options contracts — to provide investors with tools to hedge and to take advantage of market opportunities as they happen. www.cboe.com/ETH.

In recent days many investors have become concerned about falling share prices on stock exchanges in Asia, and on August 24 the trading volumes during ETH soared to 140,811 for VIX futures, 21,612 for VIX options and 8,407 for S&P 500 (SPX) options.

DAILY VOLUME DURING EXTENDED TRADING HOURSmn1 - VIX ETH volum mn2 SPX ETH volu

DAILY VOLUME DURING ALL TRADING HOURS mn3-VIX volu all

On August 21 new daily volume records were set for SPX options and for CBOE options. mn4 - SPX volu

VOLATILITY INDEXES

Updated values on 29 volatility indexes are at www.cboe.com/volatilitymn5 - VIX VXFXI

PAPERS ON RISK MANAGEMENT

To learn more about use of SPX and VIX products for risk management, please click on the links to the papers below –