Cboe Futures Exchange
Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE®) is the home of volatility futures, featuring futures on the Cboe® Volatility Index (VIX®). CFE is owned by Cboe Global Markets, and trades on CFE are cleared by The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC). CFE is an all-electronic, open access market model with dedicated market makers and market participants providing liquidity.
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Cboe to Begin Automatic Removal of Unused Certification Logical Ports Effective March 15, 2018
Effective March 15, 2018, logical ports unused in the BZX Equities, BYX Equities, EDGX Equities, EDGA Equities, BZX Options, EDGX Options, and CFE Certification environments for the last four (4) months will be deleted. Furthermore, following the effective date the Exchanges will periodically perform a similar sweep for inactive Certification ports and remove any unused sessions automatically without notice. Cboe Options and C2 Options Certification logical ports will not be automatically deleted until those systems are fully migrated to Bats technology. Please click the title for complete details.
March 8, 2018
CFE to Increase Maximum Number of Order Modifications Effective March 18, 2018
Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) will increase the maximum number of order modifications that are allowed on an order for a given trading day effective on Sunday, March 18, 2018. The limit will increase from the current value of 1,295 to a value of 1,679,615 per order per day. Please click the title for complete details.
March 5, 2018
CFE’s Successful Migration: Thank You
A year after our acquisition of Bats, we are thrilled to announce the successful migration of Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) to proprietary Bats technology, a significant milestone in our multi-exchange, multi-year technology integration. Please click the title to read the full note.
February 27, 2018
CFE Block Trade/ECRP Reporting Tool
Effective February 25, 2018, Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC is scheduled to complete its transition onto Bats technology. Along with this migration will be a new method for submitting Block Trades and Exchange of Contract for Related Position (ECRP) transactions for reporting and clearing purposes. The Exchange will offer a detailed presentation of the Block/ECRP Reporting Tool on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Please click the title for complete details.
February 16, 2018
CFE Modified Trading Hours for Presidents’ Day Holiday
This notice sets forth the modified trading hours on Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) for Cboe Volatility Index (VX) and Cboe bitcoin (USD) (XBT) futures and all other CFE products for the Presidents’ Day holiday. All times referenced in this circular are Chicago time.
February 13, 2018
Reminder: New CFE Trading Platform Disaster Recovery Data Center Fail-over Test on Tuesday, February 13, 2018
As previously announced, the CFE will be conducting a Disaster Recovery Data Center fail-over test on the new Bats Technology CFE trading platform on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The new CFE production platform has been active during CFE trading hours with TEST SYMBOLS ONLY since November 6, 2017. The fail-over test will begin at approximately 9AM CT on February 13th and the new trading platform will remain active from the Disaster Recovery Data Center until the next trading date. Please click the title for complete details.
February 12, 2018
CFE Weekend Test Reminder: Saturday, February 10, 2018
As a reminder, on Saturday, February 10, 2018 Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) will be performing the fourth of five weekend tests on the new Bats technology trading platform. Please click the title for complete details.
February 2, 2018
New CFE Products Being Added in February 2018
This notice contains the new contracts that Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) will be adding in February 2018. Please click the title for complete details.
January 26, 2018
May 2018 S&P 500 Variance Futures Contract Number of Expected Returns and Initial Variance Strike
This notice contains the number of expected returns and the initial variance strike for the May 2018 S&P 500 Variance (VA) futures contract that will be listed on January 22, 2018. Please click the title for complete details.
January 19, 2018
CFE Weekend Test Reminder: Saturday, January 20, 2018
As a reminder, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) will be performing the third of five weekend tests on the new Bats technology trading platform.
January 17, 2018
Cboe Integration Update
Cboe is pleased to announce it will conduct its next customer integration call at 11:30 a.m. CT on January 9, 2018 to update customers regarding the migration of both CFE and C2 trading platforms to Bats technology as well as the CSMI Index data feed migration to NY5. During the call, we will update details regarding our data center strategy, the integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information. Click the title for complete details.
December 20, 2017
Cboe Holiday Reminder – Christmas and New Year’s Day
The below table sets forth the modified trading schedules for the Cboe Options Exchanges (Cboe, C2, BZX and EDGX Options), Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), and the Cboe U.S. Equity Exchanges (BYX, BZX, EDGA and EDGX Equities) in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Please click the title for complete details.
December 18, 2017
Cboe Introduces Customer Web Portal User Management
Effective immediately, Cboe is introducing a Customer Web Portal User Management privilege which will allow Account Admins to manage Web Portal account permissions for their firm. Account Admins can now create, edit, or disable Web Portal accounts from within the portal itself, as well as create and manage user roles specific to their firm. Please click the title for complete details.
November 27, 2017