Midday index, ETF option volumes

Total option volume is back to average at 5.3 million contracts so far today, with bullish sentiment in the big indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems.

More than 1 million options have traded in the SPDR S&P 500 Fund (SPY) as puts slightly eclipse calls. Next up is the S&P 500 Index (SPX) at 348,000 options, with 200,000 puts. The iShares Russell 2000 Fund (IWM) follows at 280,000 contracts, led by 177,000 puts.

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