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FTSE 100 Implied Volatility Index


The FTSE 100 Implied Volatility Index (IVI) is a volatility index, which measures the interpolated

30,60, 90, 180 and 360 day annualised implied volatility of the underlying FTSE 100 Index.

underlying index between now and the

index options expiration, enabling

FTSE 100 IVI Implied Volatility

| 30 Day Volatility | 60 Day Volatility | 90 Day Volatility | 180 Day Volatility | 360 Day Volatility
| mean | max | min | mean | max | min | mean | max | min | mean | max | min | mean | max | min

2015
2014
2013
2012
2011

Since 2000

17.1

44.0

10.9

17.4

32.9

11.9

17.8

33.4

12.9

18.3

24.7

14.4

18.7

22.9

16.2

13.8

25.1

9.8

14.1

23.5

11.1

14.5

23.7

11.5

15.9

22.7

13.5

16.8

23.0

14.9

17.1
14.3
17.9
23.6

21.5

44.0

10.9

17.4

32.9

11.9

17.8

33.4

12.9

18.3

24.7

14.4

18.7

22.9

16.2

22.1

10.8

14.8

21.3

12.0

15.2

21.3

12.0

16.8

21.2

14.3

18.1

21.3

16.4

45.5

12.4

23.6

41.4

16.1

23.7

38.3

15.1

25.4

38.8

19.1

25.6

34.3

21.0

27.4
84.8

12.3
9.0

18.8
21.6

27.7
64.2

12.8
9.1

19.4
21.5

28.7
55.1

14.3
9.0

22.1
22.6

30.3
49.6

16.5
10.2

23.8
22.6

29.5
43.8

18.6
11.2

investors to make better informed risk

management and trading decisions.


Eligibility

The index is comprised of out-of-themoney put and call options from two
expirations which span the period of

interest.

The price of each option reflects the

markets expectation of future volatility.

Transparency

FTSE 100 IVI Implied Volatility


95

7500

75

6500

85

The indices are managed according to a


transparent and publicly available set of

7000

65

6000

55

5500

45

5000

35

4500

25

rules.

FTSE 100

FTSE 100 IVI

Objective

markets volatility expectations on the

market, where the price of each option represents a market expectation of future volatility.

1Y

FEATURES
The index provides an estimate of the

Expected volatility is calculated from the prices of out-of-the money options available in the

Year

Data as at: 31 December 2015

4000

15

5
Jan00 Jan01 Jan02 Jan03 Jan04 Jan05 Jan06 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15
FTSE 100 IVI 30 Day Index

FTSE 100 IVI 180 Day Index

FTSE 100 IVI 60 Day Index

FTSE 100 IVI 360 Day Index

3500
3000

FTSE 100 IVI 90 Day Index


FTSE 100 Index

Source: FTSE Group as at 31 December 2015. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Please see disclaimer for important legal information.

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FTSE 100 Implied Volatility Index

Data as at: 31 December 2015

FTSE 100 IVI Correlation Implied Volatility & Index Level

|
|

Year

YTD

mean
0.0

30 Day Correlation

max

0.5

min

-0.5

|
|

mean
-0.7

2015

-0.7

0.4

-1.0

-0.7

2013

-0.6

0.0

-0.9

-0.8

-0.7

2014

0.0

-0.8

2012
2011

0.0

-0.8

Since 2000

-0.9

0.0

-0.7

FTSE 100 IVI Realised and Implied Volatility


Year

YTD

|
|

17.1

2015

17.1

2013

14.3

RV

-0.7

13.8

2014
2012
2011

|
|

0.0

-0.9

0.0

-0.9
-0.9

IVI

17.8

RV

-0.7

15.2

12.1

23.7

19.6

18.1

Tickers
IVUKX30
IVUKX60
IVUKX90
IVUKX180
IVUKX360

90 Day Volatility

11.6

20.5

Index Rules
www.ftse.com

-0.9

16.6

21.5

Historical Data
04 January 2000

-0.9

17.8

14.3

Index Calculation
End of Day

-0.8

16.3

17.9

Index Launch
18 February 2013

min

-0.9

-0.1

10.3

23.6

Since 2000

0.0

-0.8

30 Day Volatility

IVI

-0.1

0.0

-0.5

-1.0

max

0.0

-0.9

-0.9

0.1

-0.8

-1.0

INFORMATION

90 Day Correlation

14.5

9.9

19.4

16.2

21.5

18.6

90

0.6

70

0.2

80

0.4

60

0.0

50

-0.2

40

-0.4

30

-0.6

20

-0.8

10

0
May 09

Correlation

Realised/Implied Volatility

FTSE 100 Implied and Realised Volatility

Nov 09

May 10

Nov 10

FTSE 100 IVI 30 Day Implied Volatility

May 11

Nov 11

May 12

Nov 12

FTSE 100 30 Day Realised Volatility

May 13

Nov 13

May 14

-1.0
Nov 15

FTSE 100 IVI 30 Day Correlation

Data definitions available from www.ftse.com

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