CBOE files for S&P-based options on new platform

By Reuters
Posted Feb. 28 at 9:23 a.m.

Options exchange operator CBOE Holdings Inc. said on Monday that it had filed with U.S. regulators to list all of its S&P 500 Index options on its new, all-electronic platform called C2.

The parent of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, whose index-based products are highly popular and profitable, will call the securities “SPXpm” because they will settle in the afternoon, it said.

CBOE submitted the rule filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday and will list SPXpm upon approval.

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