CHICAGO, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a market operator and global trading solutions provider, today reported April monthly trading volume statistics across its global business lines.
U.S. EQUITIES – EXCHANGE MATCHED VOLUME (shares, millions)
U.S. EQUITIES – OFF-EXCHANGE MATCHED VOLUME (shares, millions)1
CANADIAN EQUITIES MATCHED VOLUME (shares, thousands)2
EUROPEAN EQUITIES (€ millions)
Total Notional Value
GLOBAL FX ($ millions)4
Total Notional Value
1U.S. Equities Off-Exchange data reflects Cboe's acquisition of BIDS Trading effective on December 31, 2020.
ADV= average daily volume
2Canadian Equities data reflects Cboe's acquisition of MATCHNow effective on August 4, 2020.
ADNV= average daily notional value
3EuroCCP data reflects Cboe's acquisition of EuroCCP effective on July 1, 2020.
4Global FX metrics continue to include Spot and as of January 2021 include SEF products.
April Trading Volume Highlights
Average daily volume (ADV) for index options of 1.75 million increased 12 percent compared to 1.57 million in April 2020.
ADV in Cboe Volatility Index® (VIX®) options was 506,021 contracts, up 52 percent from April 2020.
ADV in Mini S&P 500® Index (XSP) options was 23,118 contracts, up 34 percent from March 2021.
ADV in VIX futures was 186,653 contracts, up 68 percent from April 2020.
ADV in Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) futures was 1,244 contracts, up 15 percent from March 2021. April 2021 volume in IBHY futures represented more than $3.8 billion in notional value.
ADV in Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index (IBIG) futures reached a new high of 770 contracts traded, up 31 percent from March 2021, representing more than $2.3 billion in notional value.
North American Equities
After successfully launching Early Trading Hours on Cboe EDGX Equities Exchange in March, Cboe's market share in the 4:00 to 7:00 a.m. ET session increased from 8.7 percent to 10.5 percent in April 2021.
Cboe Europe Equities market share was 17.9 percent in April 2021, up from 15.4 percent in April 2020 and the highest since July 2020.
Cboe's market share in Swiss securities increased from 11.4 to 13.4 percent in April and its average daily notional value (ADNV) increased from €560 million to €609 million over March 2021.
In April, Cboe LIS, Cboe Europe's block trading platform, matched its previous record high market share of 25 percent1 from February 2021.
Cboe SEF NDF trading saw its highest monthly ADV with $209 million notional traded, up 5.7 percent from February 2021.
1Source: big xyt, an independent data and analytics firm.
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Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE) provides cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to market participants around the world. The company is committed to defining markets through product innovation, leading edge technology and seamless trading solutions.
The company offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, U.S., Canadian and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETPs), global foreign exchange (FX) and volatility products based on the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index), recognized as the world's premier gauge of U.S. equity market volatility.
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