$SPX; $SPXW Archives - Cboe Blogs

  • Jul 11, 2017, 12:00 PM

    Strong Volume for SPXW Options with Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Month-end Expirations

    Strong Volume for SPXW Options with Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Month-end Expirations

    The large-sized SPXW S&P 500 options with p.m.-settlement generated another strong figure of around 600,000 contracts for average daily volume in in June. Key points about SPXW options include – VOLUME. Average daily volume (a.d.v.) for SPXW options in June included 77,069 for the Monday expirations, 107,986 for mid-week expirations, and 267,955 for Friday expirations (see Exhibit 1 below); MANY EXPIRATIONS. SPXW options have expirations on 9 upcoming dates in July (see Exhibit[...]

  • Jun 14, 2017, 8:27 AM

    Volume Rises for S&P 500 Options with P.M.-Settlement on 3rd Fridays

    Volume Rises for S&P 500 Options with P.M.-Settlement on 3rd Fridays

    In regard to the popular S&P 500® options, on May 1, 2017, CBOE changed the symbol for existing SPXPM option series to option symbol SPXW. Beginning last month, CBOE is offering both SPX options with a.m.-settlement, and SPXW options with p.m.-settlement, on third Fridays of the month. This conversion was designed to allow greater ease of access for those looking to place spreads from week to week.  We have received some very positive feedback from institutional investors on this change[...]