05.18.2017

C2 Options Exchange Sees Record

05.18.2017
Terry Flanagan

CBOE Holdings’ C2 Options Exchange Sets Daily Volume Record

  • CBOE Futures Exchange Logs Third–Busiest Day on Record
  • Bats’ BZX, EDGX Options Exchanges Post Second–Busiest Days Ever

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) said Wednesday trading volume at the all-electronic C2 Options Exchange, Incorporated (C2) set a one-day trading record with reported trading volume of 966,604 contracts, surpassing a previous single-day record of 825,299 contracts set on November 9, 2016.

Trading volume on Bats’ two options exchanges, BZX and EDGX, also each had their second-busiest single trading days ever, with BZX trading a reported 3.9 million contracts and EDGX trading a reported 317,250 contracts. Bats is a CBOE Holdings company.

Trading volume at Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE) was a reported 7.6 million contracts, and combined reported trading volume at CBOE Holdings’ four options exchanges totaled nearly 13 million contracts on Wednesday.

In addition, CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today set its third-highest trading volume day with a reported 735,161 contracts.

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