CBOE's volatility gauge rises by over 30% following downing of passenger jet
The benchmark volatility index soared yesterday following
the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in a suspected
missile strike by Ukrainian separatists.
As news filtered through yesterday afternoon of the plane
crash, CBOE’s VIX rose by 32% to a peak of 15.38
in afternoon trading, the largest single day rise since April
2013 and the first time it had broken the 15 mark since
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