New Single-Day Volume Records Established at CBOE, CFE and C2 Options Exchange
-- CBOE volume tops 10 million contracts for third time in history
-- VIX volume moves higher
CHICAGO, August 5, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that several all-time, single-day volume records were established at Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) on Friday, August 5.
Friday's reported daily volume records for CBOE Holdings exchanges include:
Friday's product-specific reported daily volume records include:
In addition, on Thursday, August 4, total ETF options volume at CBOE reached a new all-time high of 3,963,875 contracts, beating 3,528,232 contracts traded on May 20, 2010.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and other subsidiaries. CBOE, the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, continues to set the bar for options trading through product innovation, trading technology and investor education. CBOE offers equity, index and ETF options, including proprietary products, such as S&P 500 options (SPX), the most active U.S. index option, and options on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX). Other products engineered by CBOE include equity options, security index options, LEAPS options, FLEX options, and benchmark products such as the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM). CBOE's Hybrid Trading System incorporates electronic and open-outcry trading and is powered by CBOEdirect, a proprietary, state-of-the-art electronic platform that also supports the C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) and OneChicago. CBOE is home to the world-renowned Options Institute and www.cboe.com, named "Best of the Web" for options information and education.
CBOE is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), with all trades cleared by the AAA-rated OCC.
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