CBOE S&P 500 Volatility Index (^VIX)

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13.12 -0.31  -2.31% May 27, 20:00

^VIX Level Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 10.32 Jul 03 2014
Maximum 48.00 Aug 08 2011
Average 17.44

^VIX Summary

VIX is a trademarked ticker symbol for the CBOE Volatility Index, a popular measure of the implied volatility of S&P 500 index options; the VIX is calculated by the Chicago Board Options Exchange . Often referred to as the fear index or the fear gauge, the VIX represents one measure of the market's expectation of stock market volatility over the next 30-day period.

^VIX Excel Add-In Codes

  • Index Code: ^VIX
  • Index Name: =YCI("^VIX","name")
  • Latest Level: =YCP("^VIX","level")
  • Last 5 Levels: =YCS("^VIX","level","-4")

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