The Cboe 1-Day Volatility Index (ticker VIX1D) was introduced on Monday to capture the price impact of short-term options trading. Despite this, market experts, including the head of equity futures trading at Cantor Fitzgerald LP, were in confusion by significant moves. The price began at 8.55 (compared to Friday's 13.27), rose to 9.88, and fell to 9.75 by 3 pm in New York. The impact of volatility of S&P 500 The one-day VIX is to provide new insight into investor mood across concise time frames. It tracks the anticipated volatility of the S&P 500 using options with maturities of around 24 trading hours. Even the most knowledgeable market experts needed help on what to make of such data on Monday. As promised, the new indication moved with a ferocity lacking in its more dated cousins. The VIX, a benchmark volatility measure used by traders since the 1990s, unexpectedly rose 0.3 points instead of falling. The S&P 500 didn't alter much. It's unclear whether Wall Street experts will use the new, shorter-dated VIX in the same way they did the longer-dated predecessor, a revolutionary invention. The shorter lifespan of the tracked instruments is one challenge. The single-day VIX measures market chaos in hours and may serve as a barometer for turbulent market perspectives, while the standard VIX forecasts stock turbulence one month in advance. Monetary tightening of the Federal Reserve Since the Chicago-based exchange operator increased contract expirations to every weekday in mid-2022. The Federal Reserve's relentless monetary tightening fueled volatility in the markets. Traders are turning to options with zero days to expiration or 0DTE. The trading volume of S&P 500 options currently consists of eye-catching contracts to about half. The shift to short-dated options contracts prompted the creation of VIX1D to update older equivalents. According to Bloomberg News, the exchange has yet to make any immediate plans to introduce futures or options products tied to the one-day VIX. When economic data, like Fed policy meetings and inflation, are anticipated, investors tend to swarm into 0DTE options. Traders use it for quick gains or to hedge positions against unpredictable market events. Monday's uneventful session allowed the index to function as intended, with a one-day fall on its first day. It was in contrast to advances in volatility measures with longer tenors. As investors anticipated impending financial results from IT behemoths like Microsoft Corp. and Friday's data on the first-quarter gross domestic product data, the S&P 500 fluctuated between losses and gains on Monday. Further Reading \t Fed’s Mester Predicts Rates Objective Must Rise Over 5% \t Bank Crisis Is Easing as Late March FHLB Debt Issuance Declines \t Why Jeff Bezos Yacht Sparked Controversies? Know 7 Fascinating Facts!