CBOE mini-VIX futures

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The Mini Vix futures was a cash settled index futures contract traded on the CBOE Futures Exchange, or CFE. It traded from its launch in 2009 until 2014. Mini VIX Futures Futures contracts exist for the months of January (F), February (G), March (H), April (J), May (K), June (M), July (N), August (Q), September (U), October (V), November (X) and December (Z). The deliverable product for the Mini VIX Futures Futures contract is None; this contract is cash-settled based on the CBOE Volatility Index. The contract were one-tenth the size of the standard VIX futures contract.[1]

The contract was delisted in 2014.[2]

Contract Specifications

Ticker Symbol: Mini VIX = VM

Contract Size: 100x the VIX index (100 dollars for 1 VIX point)


  1. CFE To Introduce Trading in CBOE Mini-VIX Futures March 2. CBOE.
  2. Mini VIX Futures (VM). Macroption.com.