CBOE Seems Confident in Extending VIX Trading Hours

Expanded trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index futures are on track to begin later this year

Expanded trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index futures are on track to begin later this year.

From Chicago Tribune: Expanded trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index futures are on track to begin later this year, according to CBOE Holdings Inc. incoming chief executive.

“We are committed to completing that very important project later this year,” Ed Tilly told the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Thursday in Chicago. CBOE, operator of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, this month said it was indefinitely deferring plans to increase trading hours.

CBOE had planned to start extending the hours for the contracts at the end of this month, eventually offering nearly around-the-clock trading in its proprietary futures and options to get more business overseas.

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