After the ramp off the lows, S&P Futures (ES) dropped back down, to close lower by -7.70 handles at 1686.00, with 1.65M minis traded. High of the day came in after cash open at 1696.25, and the low at 1682.50. 10-Year 2.58%. Will be interesting to see how the Nikkei performs on Sunday.
VIX had a 5.34% day closing at 13.41. High came in at 13.66 and low at 12.71. Volume did pick up in VIX contracts, especially in the front month. VIX Futures also closed up higher by .30. VIX climbed into the close and after the close, as hedging is apparent going into the weekend.
VIX TERM STRUCTURE (vixcentral.com)
USDJPY 96.2250 EURUSD 1.3341