As VIX index options are now available at minute resolution, one can get their hands on the underlying VIX data by calling:


Meanwhile the non-hacky implementation still causes issues when geting the last intraday price. From checking Github, it seems that the issue has been merged but not released on cloud?

self.AddIndex("VIX", Resolution.Minute).Symbol

What is keeping this from working? Is Python VIX index support in the pipeline? Is the Minute VIX data extracted from the options chain a reliable source of information.