In Case You Missed It: June 2021
Cboe Global Markets™ Reports May 2021 Trading Volume
Cboe™ reported May 2021 trading volume on June 3. In May, options average daily volume (ADV) increased 15 percent and futures ADV increased 99%, compared to May 2020. Additionally, compared to May 2020, European equities market ADNV was up 28 percent and Global FX ADNV was up 5 percent, with Cboe SEF NDF trading setting a new monthly record.
Cboe Global Markets Announces Date of Second-Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Cboe will announce its financial results for the second quarter of 2021 before the market opens on Friday, July 30, 2021. A conference call with remarks by the company's senior management will begin at 7:30 a.m. Central Time (CT).
On June 14, Cboe announced the creation of Cboe Empowers, a community engagement program that provides mentorship, scholarship and guidance to under-resourced students throughout their educational journey through access to Cboe's associates, resources, work environment and other learning and experience opportunities. The program first launched in Chicago, with plans to expand to other Cboe office locations around the globe.
Cboe to Extend Global Trading Hours for VIX and SPX Options to Nearly 24 Hours, Beginning November 21, 2021
Cboe plans to extend global trading hours (GTH) for its S&P 500 Index (SPX) options and Cboe Volatility Index (VIX) options to nearly 24 hours each business day on Cboe Options Exchange, beginning Sunday, November 21, 2021, subject to regulatory review. The planned extension of Cboe's GTH session aims to cater to growing customer demand globally for expanded access to trade Cboe's flagship SPX and VIX options, which are designed to help enable investors to hedge or gain exposure to the broad U.S. market and global equity volatility.
Cboe Plans to Launch Enhanced Block Trading Service in Canada, Further Expanding BIDS Trading Globally
In February 2022, Cboe plans to launch Cboe LIS powered by BIDS in Canada, bringing to the region an enhanced block trading service based on a successful model that it first introduced in Europe with BIDS Trading. The new Canadian offering, which is subject to regulatory approval, will combine industry-leading block trading capabilities from MATCHNow and BIDS to create an enhanced market center for block-sized liquidity for buy-side and sell-side participants.
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