On Thursday, September 22 at 2:00 p.m. E.T., S&P Dow Jones Indices and CBOE will co-host a complimentary webinar for financial professionals on the topic of — How are Institutional Investors Using VIX®? Financial professionals who wish to register and see more information are welcome to visit this link — http://bit.ly/VIX-Sep22.
The panel will cover:
- An introduction to the VIX index, its related tradable products, and its historical performance relative to the S&P 500
- Using VIX Index products as the basis for pure-play volatility strategies to manage risk, extract yield, or diversify portfolios
- First-hand experiences and case studies from asset owners and managers who use VIX Index products in their portfolios as a means to mitigate risk while capturing returns
You are welcome to submit your questions during the live Q&A session following the webinar.
In several recent news clips financial professionals have comments on the possibility that the VIX Index might rise in coming months with possible interest rate changes and the U.S. presidential election.
This chart shows recent prices for the VIX Index and for select VIX futures; note that while the price for the VIX Index was 14.07, the price for the VIX future with the November 16 expiration was 17.85. During the webinar the institutional investors will discuss the pricing for VIX futures and options, and how these products are used in portfolio management.
Financial professionals who wish to register and see more information are welcome to visit this link — http://bit.ly/VIX-Sep22.