CFE Products

CFE offers futures products based on volatility and fixed income indices.

VX - Cboe Volatility Index® (VIX®) Futures

VIX® futures provide a pure play on implied volatility independent of the direction and level of stock prices. VIX futures may also provide an effective way to hedge equity returns and to diversify portfolios.

VA - S&P 500 Variance Futures

S&P 500 Variance futures are exchange-traded futures contracts based on the realized variance of the S&P 500 Composite Stock Price Index (S&P 500).

IBHY/IBIG - Cboe Corporate Bond Index Futures

The Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) futures and Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index (IBIG) futures are exchange-traded corporate bond index futures contracts that include the eligible holdings of BlackRock’s iShares® iBoxx® High Yield (HYG) and Investment Grade (LQD) ETFs.


AMERIBOR® (American Interbank Offered Rate) is a transparent, transactions-based interest rate benchmark that represents market-based borrowing costs. Futures on the AMERIBOR benchmark are cash-settled and designed to reflect market expectations of either compounded daily annualized AMERIBOR interest or average simple daily annualized AMERIBOR interest.