On September 25, 2002, the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) initiated trading of EFA options.
EFA Options are options on the iShares MSCI EAFE exchange traded fund, ticker, "EFA". The MSCI EAFE® Index (Europe, Australasia and the Far East) is recognized as the pre-eminent benchmark in the United States to measure international equity performance.
With EFA Options, you now have a highly versatile tool for trading this premier index. Bullish, bearish, and neutral investors all can use EFA options to reflect their opinions on the global market. Investors can trade these options for potential profit or protection, with opportunities to adjust for up, down or unchanging markets.
For more information on the MSCI EAFE Index, please see www.msci.com.