Using a hybrid trading platform that combines a state-of-the-art electronic system with an open-outcry trading floor in San Francisco, the NYSE Arca Options market offers an anonymous, flat, open market structure. Traders benefit from a range of sophisticated risk management tools and the market’s time priority model, which encourages market makers to provide investors with the best possible price. NYSE Arca is part of a dual market structure that combines access to Arca and Amex options through a single integrated technology platform.
NYSE Arca options trades index options, equity options, ETF and ETN options, and FLEX and LEAPS.
Through a dual options market structure, traders and brokers have access to two of the leading U.S. options exchanges through a single technology platform. The NYSE Amex Options pro-rata, customer priority model encourages deep liquidity, while the NYSE Arca Options price-time priority model provides enhanced throughput and encourages market makers to provide investors with the best possible price. Both markets offer choice and flexibility that comes from a mixture of electronic trading and open outcry interaction.