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Options Trader Alert #2022 - 16
Nasdaq PHLX Introduces Nasdaq-100® Volatility Index Options


  • Listing

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On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, Nasdaq PHLX (Phlx) will list VOLQ Index Options on the Nasdaq-100 Volatility Index. The Nasdaq-100 Volatility Index measures changes in the 30-day at-the-money implied volatility of the Nasdaq-100 Index, known by its ticker symbol, NDX.

VOLQ will launch for trading the following initial expiration date:

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Trading Hours

Regular trading hours will be 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST.

Product Definition

  • Contract Multiplier: 100
  • Strike Interval: Generally, $1.00 wide
  • Exercise Style: European
  • Expiration: A.M. expiry
  • Settlement: Cash-settled


For additional information, please refer to the VOLQ Index Website.

Please contact indexoptions@nasdaq.com with any additional questions.

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