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ISE Eyes Futures To Complete VolDex Ecosystem

The International Securities Exchange is looking at developing volatility futures as part of the launch of its new option on volatility. Gary Katz, president and CEO, told EQDerivatives. ISE is in talks with an exchange about the possibility of listing futures on the Nations VolDex Index.

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SEC Approves Listing Options on Nations VolDex Index

NEW YORK, January 28, 2014 - International Securities Exchange Holdings, Inc. (ISE Holdings) today announced that the SEC has approved listing options on the Nations VolDex® Index(ticker: VOLI). The Nations VolDex measures implied volatility by focusing on at-the-money options while also offering an alternative gauge of volatility. ISE Holdings' two options exchanges, ISE and ISE Gemini, are the first options exchanges to enter into a licensing agreement with NationsShares® to list options on the Nations VolDex. The exchanges plan to list options on VolDex later this year.