June VIX contracts settle at 17.22
Chris McKhann | email@example.com
The settlement comes from S&P 500 traded prices, while the spot VIX comes from the midpoint of the bid/ask spread.
The volatility index is now up 0.24 points to 16.85 while the S&P 500 is down just 2 points, just below 1650. The two indexes typically move inversely.
The rise in the VIX and that high futures settlement is a bit surprising. The July VIX futures are trading at at 17.70.