VIX Volatility Index is a market index measuring the S&P 500 index options market’s volatility over the coming 30 days. VIX and calculated and published by the CBOE It is also known as the fear index or the fear gauge. Vix is used by stock and options traders to estimate investors anxiety level. CFD providers enable retail traders to trade CFDs on the CBOE Volatility Index as its underlying asset. even if you don’t trade the index itself, you should keep an eye on the VIX. investors’ nervousness increases the market fluctuations and results in extreme volatility, and is a strong indication for a coming market crash as nervous investors tend to sell their securities.
Trading CFDs on VIX is popular among seasoned CFD traders who like to monitor closely the market sentiment.
CFD brokers offer VIX CFD traders a generous leverage of up to 1:10