Cboe Global Markets Posts 42.7% YoY Jump in Index Options Contracts for May 2022

Saturday, 04/06/2022 | 08:20 GMT by Bilal Jafar
  • SPX option volume witnessed a record month.
  • ADV in VIX options came in at almost 600,000 contracts in May.
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Cboe Global Markets, a prominent provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants worldwide, announced its trading volumes for May 2022 yesterday.

During the recent month, index options contracts witnessed a sharp rise of 42.7% compared to the same period last year. Volume related to European equities jumped by 55% YoY. According to the details shared by Cboe Global Markets, ADV in SPX options during international trading hours touched a new high of 34,000 contracts in May 2022, compared to 24,000 contracts in April 2022.

“S&P 500 Index (SPX) options volume saw a record month with a total of 45.5 million contracts traded in May, ahead of the previous record of 43.4 million contracts in March 2020. ADV in May was also a record with 2.2 million contracts. Nanos options saw some of its busiest trading days in May, setting a new single-day volume record on May 27 with 3,999 contracts traded. Total volume has surpassed 62,000 contracts since Nanos launched on March 14, 2022,” Cboe Global Markets noted.

Since the start of 2022, Cboe Global Markets witnessed a consistent jump in trading activity across different products. To expand its reach in the North American region, Recently, Cboe Global Markets announced the completion of the acquisition of NEO.

Cboe European Equities

Moreover, European equities and derivatives were in demand during the past month. The market share of Cboe European Equities reached its highest level in almost 45 months in May 2022.

“Cboe Europe Equities had an overall market share of 23.2 percent in May, the highest month since August 2018. Cboe BIDS Europe, Cboe's European block trading platform, had a 34 percent share of the LIS (large-in-scale) market in May, making it the largest platform of its type in Europe,” Cboe Global Markets added.

Cboe Global Markets, a prominent provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants worldwide, announced its trading volumes for May 2022 yesterday.

During the recent month, index options contracts witnessed a sharp rise of 42.7% compared to the same period last year. Volume related to European equities jumped by 55% YoY. According to the details shared by Cboe Global Markets, ADV in SPX options during international trading hours touched a new high of 34,000 contracts in May 2022, compared to 24,000 contracts in April 2022.

“S&P 500 Index (SPX) options volume saw a record month with a total of 45.5 million contracts traded in May, ahead of the previous record of 43.4 million contracts in March 2020. ADV in May was also a record with 2.2 million contracts. Nanos options saw some of its busiest trading days in May, setting a new single-day volume record on May 27 with 3,999 contracts traded. Total volume has surpassed 62,000 contracts since Nanos launched on March 14, 2022,” Cboe Global Markets noted.

Since the start of 2022, Cboe Global Markets witnessed a consistent jump in trading activity across different products. To expand its reach in the North American region, Recently, Cboe Global Markets announced the completion of the acquisition of NEO.

Cboe European Equities

Moreover, European equities and derivatives were in demand during the past month. The market share of Cboe European Equities reached its highest level in almost 45 months in May 2022.

“Cboe Europe Equities had an overall market share of 23.2 percent in May, the highest month since August 2018. Cboe BIDS Europe, Cboe's European block trading platform, had a 34 percent share of the LIS (large-in-scale) market in May, making it the largest platform of its type in Europe,” Cboe Global Markets added.

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Bilal Jafar holds an MBA in Finance. In a professional career of more than 8 years, Jafar covered the evolution of FX, Cryptocurrencies, and Fintech. He started his career as a financial markets analyst and worked in different positions in the global media sector. Jafar writes about diverse topics within FX, Crypto, and the financial technology market.
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