CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop

  • Expanded Product and Service Offerings Planned for 2017

CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) will migrate to CBOE Livevol Data Shop today, January 6.

The consolidation of historical data services under the CBOE Livevol Data Shop umbrella will enhance the historical market data offerings currently available, and also broaden customizable services and reports available to subscribers.  MDX will continue to offer real-time market data from CBOE and C2, as well as a real-time index data service.  

CBOE Livevol Data Shop, a comprehensive source for options, equity and exchange-traded fund (ETF) market data, enables customers to access quotes and trades on all options and every underlying equity security for the period from 2004 until the present.  It provides subscribers with customized data sets and subscriptions to standardized daily, monthly and annual data packages. With the consolidation of the two services, historical data on some products will now be available dating back to 1990, and product and timeframe parameters will be even more customizable.

Additional information on CBOE Livevol Data Shop can be found at:

CBOE Holdings acquired CBOE Livevol, LLC (formerly Livevol, Inc.) in 2015.  CBOE Livevol is a leading provider of equity and index options technology, trading analytics and market data services.  Founded in 2009, Livevol, Inc. provides professional and retail traders with cutting-edge tools, data and custom analytics services.  CBOE Livevol now offers an enhanced spectrum of technology and data solutions, including option analytic APIs and platforms, real-time enhanced market data feeds, historical data, surveillance and compliance services, transaction cost analysis and execution quality tools.  CBOE Livevol also provides time and sales data used by every U.S. options exchange.  Additional information on CBOE Livevol and its products can be found at

About CBOE
CBOE, the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, continues to set the bar for options and volatility trading through product innovation, trading technology and investor education. CBOE Holdings offers equity, index and ETP options, including proprietary products, such as options and futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) and S&P 500 options (SPX), the most active U.S. index option.  Other products engineered by CBOE include equity options, security index options, Weeklys options, FLEX options and benchmark products such as the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM). CBOE Holdings is home to the world-renowned Options Institute, Livevol options analytics and data tools, and, the go-to place for options and volatility trading resources.

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