03.12.2020

Cboe to Suspend Open Outcry Trading

03.12.2020
Terry Flanagan

Cboe Global Markets to Suspend Open Outcry Trading on Chicago Trading Floor as Precautionary Measure

CHICAGO – March 12, 2020 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it will temporarily close its Cboe Options Exchange (C1) trading floor at the close of business on Friday, March 13, 2020 as a precautionary measure to prevent the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Trading on C1 will continue to be available in an electronic-only trading mode until further notice.

This is a proactive measure and not in response to any confirmed cases of COVID-19. Cboe is closely monitoring developments around COVID-19 and is following guidance provided by governmental and public health agencies to evaluate reopening of its trading floor.

Supplemental volume statistics for Cboe Options Exchange can be accessed at www.cboe.com in the Investor Relations section, under Events and Presentations.

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