Skip to content

Cboe Global Markets Celebrates 35th Anniversary of S&P 500 Index Options (SPX)

Please refer to the previously-published notice for further information on this change. The Cboe Opening Auction Feed will provide market participants with a view of auction and imbalance information over a separate multicast market data feed delivered through the Cboe CSM platform. Trading Halt Notifications for Cboe and C2 Options Exchanges January 30, Effective, February 1, , Cboe and C2 Options Exchanges will discontinue the dissemination of option trading halt notifications via e-mail and text message. Cboe Options implemented the changes to those settings on May 16, Stop Orders on Cboe Options January 26, Beginning the week of Jan 29, with a rollout targeted to be completed February 2nd, Stop and Stop-Limit orders which can be triggered immediately upon receipt based upon the prevailing bid-ask on Cboe Options will be rejected back to the sender. This Exchange Notice updates the previously issued Regulatory Circular to clarify that AON orders are not permitted at all in proprietary classes traded on Cboe Options.

In Cboe Futures Exchange began offering almost around-the-clock trading of futures on the popular Cboe Volatility Index ® (VIX ®), and in March Cboe launched extended trading hours for options on VIX and SPX.

2018 U.S. Holiday Schedule

These shorter-term options contracts empower investors to more efficiently trade options around specific news, such as economic data, earnings announcements or events. Growth in SPX Weeklys has been driven by strong interest from retail investors.

With a manageable contract size that is a fraction of the cost of buying a basket of individual stocks, mini-SPX options provide additional flexibility and allow investors to efficiently gain broad-market exposure in a single trade. CT to complement regular trading hours 8: Global trading hours enable investors around the world to use Cboe's SPX options to gain exposure to the broader U.

Year-to-date through June , SPX options ADV during global trading hours is 4, contracts per session, up from the 1, contracts per day in Additional information on Cboe's SPX options can be found at www.

About Cboe Global Markets, Inc. Cboe Global Markets, Inc. CBOE is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors around the world. The final settlement date for a contract with the "VX" ticker symbol is on the Wednesday that is 30 days prior to the third Friday of the calendar month immediately following the month in which the contract expires.

The final settlement date for a futures contract with the "VX" ticker symbol followed by a number denoting the specific week of a calendar year is on the Wednesday of the week specifically denoted in the ticker symbol. If that Wednesday or the Friday that is 30 days following that Wednesday is a Cboe Options holiday, the final settlement date for the contract shall be on the business day immediately preceding that Wednesday.

The opening price for any series in which there is no trade shall be the average of that option's bid price and ask price as determined at the opening of trading. Click here for Settlement Information for VX futures.

For example, if Cboe Options announces that the opening of trading in the constituent option series is delayed, the amount of time until expiration for the constituent option series used to calculate the final settlement value would be reduced to reflect the actual opening time of the constituent option series. Another example would be when Cboe Options is closed on a Wednesday due to an Exchange holiday, in which case the amount of time until expiration used to calculate the final settlement value would be increased to reflect the extra calendar day between the day that the final settlement value is calculated and the day on which the constituent option series expire.

If the final settlement value is not available or the normal settlement procedure cannot be utilized due to a trading disruption or other unusual circumstance, the final settlement value will be determined in accordance with the rules and bylaws of The Options Clearing Corporation. Click here for more information about VX futures settlement.

Settlement of VX futures contracts will result in the delivery of a cash settlement amount on the business day immediately following the final settlement date.

CFE Rule d. A person is subject to the position accountability requirements set forth in Rule A if the person i owns or controls at any time more than 50, contracts net long or net short in all VX futures contracts combined, ii owns or controls more than 30, contracts net long or net short in the expiring VX futures contract, commencing at the start of trading hours for the Friday prior to the final settlement date of the expiring VX futures or iii owns or controls more than 10, contracts net long or net short in the expiring VX futures contract, commencing at the start of trading hours for the Business Day immediately preceding the final settlement date of the expiring VX futures.

For purposes of this Rule, the start of trading hours for the Friday prior to the final settlement date of expiring VX futures and the start of trading hours for the Business Day immediately preceding the final settlement date of expiring VX futures shall occur upon commencement of the first period of extended trading hours for the trading session for that Business Day.

For a more comprehensive overview of the requirements applicable to position accountability for VX futures, including notice requirements, see CFE Regulatory Circular RG For the purposes of this Rule, the positions of all accounts directly or indirectly owned or controlled by a person or persons, and the positions of all accounts of a person or persons acting pursuant to an expressed or implied agreement or understanding shall be cumulated. Achieve efficient broad market protection in one trade with SPX Options' large notional value and unmatched liquidity — which can help minimize drawdowns and increase risk adjusted returns.

All while benefiting from cash settlement, potential tax advantages and extended trading hours. Gain exposure to the broad market with a notional value 10X larger than SPY options for potentially lower transaction costs.

Gain a convenient and efficient way to help reduce the risk of a market portfolio or increase risk-adjusted returns. Many SPX Options trades qualify for tax treatment, as they are defined as Section contracts. Avoid unwanted delivery of stocks or ETFs, and the risk of assignment prior to expiration so-called "early assignment". SPX Options' unmatched liquidity give you the opportunity to gain exposure to the broad market and manage portfolio risk to achieve powerful outcomes.

Learn how to use options and futures based on the VIX to turn volatility to your advantage.

2018 Exchange Holiday Calendar

Get detailed information about Cboe products including index options and equity options available for trading. options with end-of-month expirations provide opportunities for asset managers who want to more precisely match SPX option expirations to end-of-month fund performance periods. View trading hours and contract specifications for. Now that you're familiar with SPX Options, see how you can add them to your portfolio with Cboe's trading tools. See the most recent market quotes for SPX. And monitor the market from one easy-to-use page with features including a market scanner, most active stocks, options and futures, news and more. Incrementally inching closer to a hour market, earlier this month, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE®) introduced an extended trading session for options on U.S. options volatility (VIX.