MDR data is all quote updates and trade data captured by Cboe’s internal data retrieval systems. MDR data is offered in the following Cboe exclusive indices: ^VIX, ^SPX and ^OEX. The amount of history available of the data varies by symbol; ^SPX from January 1990, ^OEX-January 1990 and ^VIX-March 2006. The MDR data will either delivered by SFTP.
VIX index (spot) values are the intraday values of the index only. This data is available starting from January, 1992. The frequency of the VIX index values is every minute for data prior to 2004 and every 15 seconds, including milliseconds, from 2004 and after.
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