Options Trading Is Now Available For These ETNs (VXX, VXZ, OIL, AMJ, GAZ, JJC, MLPN, RJI, RJA)
NYSE Euronext U.S. Options Markets to Trade Options on Volatility Index (VIX) Notes and Other Index Linked Securities. Options on 9 ETNs, Including iPATH (NYSE:VXX) and (NYSE:VXZ) S&P Futures ETNs Began Trading Today.
The products, which have primary listings on NYSE Arca’s equity exchange, began trading today, Friday, May 28, 2010 on both of NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges.
In addition to options on the two iPath VIX Futures ETNs, NYSE Amex is also listing options on the iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN (NYSE:OIL) and NYSE Arca will be trading options in 6 other ETNs. ETNs underlying options to be traded on Friday and the listing market are:
|Product Name||Options Available on:|
|iPATH S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXX)||NYSE Amex/NYSE Arca|
|iPATH S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXZ)||NYSE Amex/NYSE Arca|
|iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN (NYSE:OIL)||NYSE Amex|
|JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN (NYSE:AMJ)||NYSE Arca|
|iPath Dow Jones – UBS Natural Gas Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NYSE:GAZ)||NYSE Arca|
|iPath Dow Jones – UBS Copper Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NYSE:JJC)||NYSE Arca|
|Credit Suisse Cushing 30 MLP Index ETN (NYSE:MLPN)||NYSE Arca|
|ELEMENTS Linked to the Rogers International Commodity Index – Total Return
|ELEMENTS Linked to the Rogers International Commodity Index – Agri Tot Return (NYSE:RJA)||NYSE Arca|
NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges, NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex utilize state-of-the-art open outcry trading facilities with an advanced electronic trading platform capable of processing 400,000 orders and 3,500,000 quotes per second with 2 millisecond acknowledgment (ACK) times.
Source: NYSE Euronext