Product Updates

Changes to Standard 3rd Friday Expiration Listings for Equity and ETP Options on Cboe Options Exchanges

November 15, 2019

Effective Thursday, January 16, 2020, the Cboe Options Exchanges will begin to list new standard 3rd Friday expiration replacements for Equity and ETP options on the Thursday prior to the near-term standard 3rd Friday expiration. Please click the title for more details.

Changes to Available Weekly Expirations for SPX Options

October 24, 2019

Effective October 31, 2019, in addition to the regularly scheduled expiry rollout, Cboe Options will begin offering the March 6, 2020 SPX Weekly (option symbol: SPXW) expiration. Please click the title for more details.

Penny Pilot Program – Replacement Classes to Be Added on October 2, 2019

September 13, 2019

Effective Wednesday, October 2, 2019, the Cboe Options Exchanges (BZX Options, Cboe Options, C2 Options, and EDGX Options) will replace delisted issues in the Penny Pilot with the next most active, multiply-listed issues not yet in the Penny Pilot Program. Please click the title for more details.

Cboe and EDGX Options Exchanges to List Monday Expiring Weekly Options in XSP

August 05, 2019

Commencing August 12, 2019, Cboe and EDGX Options Exchanges will list Monday-expiring Weekly options on the Mini-S&P 500 Index (option symbol: XSP). Please click the title for complete details.

New Option Series in MSCI Emerging Markets Index

July 22, 2019

This notice serves to amend Notice C2019070900. As of July 22, 2019, MSCI Emerging Markets Index (option symbol: MXEF) again meets Cboe Options listing requirements for continued listing. New option series, beginning with October 18, 2019, will be added on July 23, 2019. Additionally, new weeklys expiring August 9th, August 23rd, and August 30th, will begin trading on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Further new FLEX series may be opened, effective immediately. Please click the title for more details.

New Option Series in Certain Select Sector Indexes

July 11, 2019

As of July 1, 2019, Communication Services Select Sector (option symbol: SIXC), Energy Select Sector (option symbol: SIXE), Consumer Staples Select Sector (option symbol: SIXR), and Technology Select Sector (option symbol: SIXT) Indexes, no longer meet Cboe Options listing requirements for continued listing pursuant to Cboe Options Rule 24.2(b)(6). No new series will be added until such time as Cboe Options amends its requirements for continued listing, subject to regulatory approval. Additionally, this listing requirement applies to new FLEX series and FLEX trades which may result in the creation of new FLEX series will be nullified. Trading in existing series is not restricted. Please click the title for more details.

New Option Series in MSCI Emerging Markets Index

July 09, 2019

As of July 3, 2019, MSCI Emerging Markets Index (option symbol: MXEF) no longer meets Cboe Options listing requirements for continued listing pursuant to Cboe Options Rule 24.2.01(b)(2). No new series on MXEF will be added until such time as Cboe Options amends its requirements for continued listing, subject to regulatory approval. Additionally, this listing requirement applies to new FLEX series as well. FLEX trades which may result in the creation of new FLEX series will be nullified. Trading in existing series is not restricted. Please click the title for more details.

Penny Pilot Program – Replacement Class to be added on July 2, 2019

June 25, 2019

Effective Tuesday, July 2, 2019, the Cboe Options Exchanges (BZX Options, Cboe Options Exchange, C2 Options and EDGX Options) will replace a delisted issue in the Penny Pilot with the next most active, multiply-listed issue not yet in the Penny Pilot Program. Please click the title for more details.

Penny Pilot Program – Replacement Classes to be added on April 2, 2019 - Update

April 01, 2019

Effective Tuesday, April 2, 2019, subject to regulatory review, the Cboe Options Exchanges (BZX, Cboe Options Exchange, C2 and EDGX Options) will replace four delisted issues in the Penny Pilot with the next most active, multiply-listed issues not yet in the Penny Pilot Program. Please click on the title for complete details.

Penny Pilot Program – Replacement Classes to be added on April 2, 2019

March 13, 2019

Effective Tuesday, April 2, 2019, subject to regulatory review, the Cboe Options Exchanges (BZX, C1, C2 and EDGX Options) will replace three delisted issues in the Penny Pilot. Please click on the title for complete details.

Cboe to Begin Rollout of New Options on 11 Select Sector Indices - Update

February 05, 2019

On February 7, 2019, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe) will begin the new listing rollout of options on 11 Select Sector Indices. The initial contract listings have been updated. Please click the title for complete details.

Postponed - Cboe Options Exchanges to Trade VXXB Options in Penny/Nickel Increments

February 04, 2019

Cboe Global Markets originally announced Cboe Options Exchanges (Cboe, C2, BZX, and EDGX) would, effective February 6, 2019, begin trading VXXB options in $0.01 increments for all option series quoted below $3 (including LEAPS), and $0.05 increments for all option series quoted above $3 (including LEAPS). The planned changes have been postponed pending regulatory approval. Please click the title for complete details.

Cboe to Begin Rollout of New Options on 11 Select Sector Indices - Update

February 04, 2019

On February 7, 2019, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe) will begin the new listing rollout of options on 11 Select Sector Indices. Please click the title for complete details.

Cboe Options Exchanges to Trade VXXB Options in Penny/Nickel Increments Effective February 6, 2019

January 31, 2019

Effective Wednesday, February 6, 2019, subject to regulatory review, VXXB options will be eligible for trading on all Cboe Options Exchanges in $0.01 increments for all option series quoted below $3 (including LEAPS), and $0.05 increments for all option series quoted above $3 (including LEAPS). Please click the title for complete details.

Cboe to Begin Rollout of New Options on 11 S&P Select Sector Indices

January 28, 2019

On February 7, 2019, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe) will begin the new listing rollout of options on 11 S&P Select Sector Indices. Please click on the title for complete details.