CBOE S&P 500 Volatility Index Key Stats
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^VIX Level Range, Past 5 Years
|Minimum||10.32||Jul 03 2014|
|Maximum||48.00||Aug 08 2011|
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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