ETF Volatility Index Options and Futures
Seeking new ways to mitigate and seize advantage of sector volatility? ETF volatility index options and futures, only available on the CBOE and CBOE Futures Exchange® (CFE®), can provide you with effective alternatives to hedge and capitalize on volatility.
By applying the breakthrough CBOE Volatility Index® methodology to a growing range of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track commodities, exchange rates and emerging markets - ETF volatility index options and futures give you even more ways to help diversify your portfolio, manage risk and turn volatility to your advantage.
Trade on the volatility of select exchange-traded funds.
Only CBOE, the leader and innovator of volatility trading, lets you leverage the volatility of sector ETFs with options and futures on:
> CBOE Gold ETF Volatility IndexSM (GVZSM) measures the market's expectation of 30-day volatility of gold prices by applying the VIX methodology to options on SPDR Gold Shares (Ticker: GLD)
> CBOE Crude Oil ETF Volatility IndexSM (OVXSM) measures the market's expectation of 30-day volatility of crude oil prices by applying the VIX methodology to United States Oil Fund, LP (Ticker: USO) options spanning a wide range of strike prices
> CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility IndexSM (VXEEMSM) measures the market's expectation of 30-day volatility of the Emerging Markets ETF by applying the VIX methodology to the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (Ticker: EEM) options
> CBOE Brazil ETF Volatility IndexSM (VXEWZSM) is derived from applying CBOE's VIX methodology to the prices of CBOE listed options on the iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (Ticker: EWZ). EWZ options were the seventeenth most actively traded ETF options in the U.S. last year
> CBOE EuroCurrency Volatility IndexSM (EVZSM) measures the market's expectation of 30-day volatility of the $U.S./Euro exchange rate by applying the VIX methodology to options on the CurrencyShares Euro Trust (Ticker: FXE)
Want to learn more? For historical volume data, quote data and additional information about ETF volatility index options and futures, visit CBOE.com.