Definition of options exchange in US English:

options exchange


  • A market in which options on securities and commodities are bought and sold.

    ‘members have the right to buy and sell contracts at the options exchange’
    • ‘VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange's volatility index.’
    • ‘The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange cancelled trades on Wednesday.’
    • ‘The options exchanges are facing the same competitive threat.’
    • ‘About 630 of the board's 1,402 memberships are used to trade at the options exchange, Neubauer said.’
    • ‘New Zealand had a futures and options exchange in the 1980s and 1990s, which was sold off to an Australian buyer.’