In the news release, "CBOE Holdings Reports March 2013 Trading Volume," issued 01-Apr-2013 by CBOE Holdings, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first table, "CBOE Holdings Consolidated Trading Volume," which was originally included, has been replaced by a corrected table. The original table should be disregarded. The complete, corrected release follows:
CBOE Holdings Reports March 2013 Trading Volume
- VIX Futures Set Record Total Monthly Volume for Third Straight Month
CHICAGO, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that March trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange®, Incorporated (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) totaled 89.81 million contracts. Average daily volume (ADV) in March was 4.49 million contracts, up three percent from 4.38 million contracts in February 2013 and down nine percent from 4.93 million contracts in March 2012.
In March, CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) futures established their best month ever in total monthly volume and second best in average daily volume.
CBOE Holdings Consolidated Trading Volume
(trades in thousands)
Total Contracts(options & futures)
Total Options Contracts (CBOE & C2)
Total Futures Contracts (CFE)
Total ADV (options & futures)
Total Options ADV (CBOE & C2)
Total Futures ADV (CFE)
CBOE Trading Volume and Market Share
CBOE Trading Volume:
- March 2013 ADV at CBOE was 4.04 million contracts, up two percent from February 2013 ADV of 3.95 million contracts and down 13 percent from March 2012 ADV of 4.62 million contracts.
- The five most actively traded index and ETP options at CBOE in March were S&P 500® Index (SPXSM) options, CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) options, Standard & Poor's Depositary Receipt (SPY) options, iShares Trust - Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM) options and iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX) options.
- The five most actively traded equity options in March were Bank of America (BAC), Apple (AAPL), Blackberry (BBRY), Facebook (FB), and Citigroup (C).