Volatility Indexes www.cboe.com/Volatility

The Cboe Global Markets® (Cboe®) calculates and updates the prices of several volatility indexes that are designed to measure the market's expectation of future volatility implied by options prices.

Cboe's volatility indexes are key measures of market expectations of volatility conveyed by option prices. The indexes measure the market's expectation of volatility implicit in the prices of options. The indexes are quoted in percentage points, just like the standard deviation of a rate of return, e.g. 19.36. Cboe disseminates the index values continuously during trading hours. The indexes are leading barometers of investor sentiment and market volatility relating to listed options.


Volatility Indexes

Volatility Indexes on U.S. Stock Indexes

Delayed Quotes
Sym Last Pt. Change
VIX 20.02 -1.29
VXN 25.29 0.60
VXO 19.68 -1.48
VXD 19.98 -0.75
RVX 22.18 -1.14
VIX9D 21.54 -1.30
VIX3M 19.37 -0.47
VIX6M 19.58 -0.29
VIX1Y 19.71 -0.12

Volatility Indexes on Non- U.S. Stock ETFs

Delayed Quotes
Sym Last Pt. Change
VXEFA 18.27 -0.87
VXEEM 25.66 -0.47
VXFXI 27.83 -0.68
VXEWZ 39.23 -1.67

Volatility Indexes on Interest Rates

Delayed Quotes
Sym Last Pt. Change
TYVIX 3.86 -0.07
SRVIX 71.21 -0.30

Volatility Indexes on Commodity-related ETFs

Delayed Quotes
Sym Last Pt. Change
OVX 28.69 0.96
GVZ 13.22 0.46
VXSLV 21.04 -1.58
VXGDX 30.70 -0.34
VXXLE 23.15 -1.21

Volatility Indexes on Currency-related Futures/ETFs

Delayed Quotes
Sym Last Pt. Change
EUVIX 7.46 -0.01
JYVIX 7.92 0.14
BPVIX 10.62 0.21
EVZ 7.85 0.18

Volatility Indexes on Single Stocks

Delayed Quotes
Sym Last Pt. Change
VXAZN 47.11 1.95
VXAPL 35.88 2.32
VXGS 28.21 -2.39
VXGOG 36.02 1.71
VXIBM 31.31 -0.36

Volatility of VIX

Delayed Quotes
TickerIndex
VVIX Cboe VIX of VIX Index
Sym Last Pt. Change
VVIX 115.78 -9.03

Futures and Options on Cboe's Volatility Indexes

Listed options on volatility indexes are offered for trading on Cboe, while futures on volatility indexes are traded at the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE).

Futures and options on Cboe's volatility indexes have several features that distinguish them from most equity and index options. Here are unique features of VIX options:

  • Pricing Based on Forward VIX Value
  • Pricing Can Be Different for a Number of Reasons
  • Wednesday Settlement
  • Special Opening Quotation Price
  • High Volatility of Volatility

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