Below are eight charts, all of which highlight growth related to options markets or VIX® futures.
CHART #1 – GROWTH IN OPTIONS VOLUME ON 4 EXCHANGES
Aggregate total options volume on four exchanges – Bats, CBOE, C-2, and EDGX – grew 27% from 2012 through 2016 – from 1.24 billion contracts to 1.57 billion contracts.
CHART #2 – GROWTH IN NOTIONAL VALUE OF VOLUME FOR SPX OPTIONS
When instititional investors are considering portfolio management tools, often[...]