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Volatility Derivatives on Eurex Exchange: VSTOXX®

VSTOXX® is the European volatility benchmark

It is designed to reflect the investor sentiment and overall economic uncertainty by measuring the 30-day implied volatility of the EURO STOXX 50®. Futures and options on VSTOXX® offer the most accurate and cost-effective way to take a view on European volatility.

Use our VSTOXX® Futures and Options to to take a view on European volatility.

VSTOXX® Derivatives - Monthly volume & open interest

Low-Volatility 2017 marks high demand for VSTOXX

Trading in derivatives tied to the VSTOXX®, will end 2017 with record volumes as more investors turn to the benchmark as a gauge of political and market risk in Europe. Read more. 

Factsheet: VSTOXX® derivatives

VSTOXX® is a cost efficient way to get the most accurate hedge against exposure to European volatility.

Colin Bennett on volatility trading. Part 3: Focus on Options on Volatility Futures

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Our article series comes to an end with a piece on the key differences between options on equity and options on volatility. How traders arbitrage the imbalances between options on volatility, Variance Swaps and Volatility Futures is revealed.

The mechanics of the VSTOXX® index

Discover the VSTOXX® index formula outlined with sample calculations on pages 20 ff. of the STOXX® Strategy Index Guide.

Megan Morgan

Eurex | Sales Americas | Head of Equity & Index

233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2450
Chicago, IL 60606

T +1-312-544-10 83

Sascha Semroch

Eurex Frankfurt AG
Equity and Index Product Research and Development

Mergenthalerallee 61
65760 Eschborn

T +49 69 2 11-1 50 78


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