• Listing of Crude Oil Volatility Index (VIX®) Option and Gold Volatility Index (VIX®) Option Contracts

      • To
      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
      • From
      • Market Regulation Department
      • #
      • SER-5468R
      • Notice Date
      • 22 December 2010
      • Effective Date
      • 23 January 2011
    • Special Executive Report SER # 5468, issued on Monday, December 20, 2010, advised that on Sunday, January 23, 2011, for trade date Monday, January 24, 2011, the New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (NYMEX) and the Commodity Exchange, Inc. (COMEX) will list a Crude Oil Volatility Index (VIX®) Option and a Gold Volatility Index (VIX®) Option contracts, respectively, for trading on CME Globex® and for clearing through CME ClearPort®. Please be advised that SER # 5468 misstated the fee waiver period for the option contracts.

      Please be advised that fees associated with the trading and clearing of the Crude Oil Volatility Index (VIX®) and Gold Volatility Index (VIX®) futures and option contracts will be waived through June 30, 2011.

      As the balance of the listing information for the option contracts remains unchanged, please refer to SER-5468 at the link below for all other relevant data regarding the launch of the Crude Oil Volatility Index (VIX®) Option and the Gold Volatility Index (VIX®) Option contracts.



      For additional information, please contact Bob Biolsi at 212-299-2610.