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CBOE Options - Manage Currency Exposure

Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) now offers options on a variety of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that can help investors manage their global currency exposures, including the following:

CEW - WisdomTree Dreyfus Emerging Currency Fund
CYB - WidsomTree Dreyfus China Yuan Fund
FXA - CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust
FXB - CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust
FXE - CurrencyShares Euro Trust
UUP - PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund

Key Features

Here are some key features of options on exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offered at Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®):

  • CBOE ETF options are SEC-regulated securities that are cleared by the Options Clearing Corporation.
  • CBOE ETF options are offered on the CBOE Hybrid system, a composite of the most valuable aspects of screen-based and floor-based trading environments.
  • CBOE ETF options are flexible investment tools that allow investors to manage risk, hedge their portfolios and add income. Please visit www.cboe.com/LearnCenter/ to learn more about how CBOE options can help you manage your investment portfolio.

Volatility on Currencies

CBOE Press Release - Volatility Index Values on FX Options Contracts (Jan. 13, 2015)

CBOE offers four volatility indexes that measure the market's expectation of 30-day currency-related volatility by applying the VIX® methodology to options on currency-related instruments -

  • CBOE/CME FX Euro Volatility IndexSM (Ticker: EUVIX)
  • CBOE/CME FX Yen Volatility IndexSM (Ticker: JYVIX)
  • CBOE/CME FX British Pound Volatility IndexSM (Ticker: BPVIX)
  • CBOE EuroCurrency Volatility Index (EVZ)

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