October 8, 2009

CBOE Interest Rate Options Products Closed on Columbus Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products

Chicago, October 8, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), 10-Year Treasury Note (TNX), and 13-Week Treasury Bill (IRX) interest rate products will be closed to trading on Monday, October 12, 2009.Regular trading hours will be in effect for all other CBOE, CBSX and CFE products.

CBOE, regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is the creator of listed options and the largest U.S. options marketplace.For additional information about the CBOE and its products, access the CBOE website at www.cboe.com.

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Gary Compton
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Janice Calvin
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