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17.07.2019 13:14

Options levels on wednesday, July 17, 2019

EUR/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.1341 (1104)

$1.1313 (757)

$1.1280 (237)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.1216

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.1199 (3384)

$1.1169 (2882)

$1.1132 (3415)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options and PUT options with the expiration date August, 9 is 62070 contracts (according to data from July, 16) with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,1500 (3737);


GBP/USD

Resistance levels (open interest**, contracts)

$1.2669 (1780)

$1.2590 (857)

$1.2530 (245)

Price at time of writing this review: $1.2415

Support levels (open interest**, contracts):

$1.2385 (2483)

$1.2363 (2539)

$1.2336 (2061)


Comments:

- Overall open interest on the CALL options with the expiration date August, 9 is 16076 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,3000 (2053);

- Overall open interest on the PUT options with the expiration date August, 9 is 16607 contracts, with the maximum number of contracts with strike price $1,2450 (2539);

- The ratio of PUT/CALL was 1.03 versus 1.09 from the previous trading day according to data from July, 16

 

* - The Chicago Mercantile Exchange bulletin (CME) is used for the calculation.

** - Open interest takes into account the total number of option contracts that are open at the moment.


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